"These are not medications that you are going to take forever. It has not been proven that these medications are actually unsafe, it's actually completely the opposite. They have been proven safe and effective, approved by the FDA and much safer than continuing to smoke." said Jayne Kinny, Tobacco Treatment Specialist at the WVU School of Public Health.

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