You are eligible to receive a 3 month supply of nicotine patches if:
1. You enrol in the QuitPathPlus program and attend all four counselling sessions
2. You are
a. 18 years or older,
b. not pregnant, and
c. do not have:
- cardiovascular disease
- dermatitis (atopic or eczematous),
- active peptic ulcers,
- severe renal impairment,
- accelerated hypertension,
- insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus
If any of these conditions apply to you, you may be eligible to receive the nicotine patches subsidy, if you present a note from your family physician that indicates permission to use nicotine patches.
Eligibility for the three-month supply of nicotine patches is once a year.