BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - Our Lady of the Lake is offering to help smokers kick their habit with a free program.
The hospital along with the Smoking Sessation Trust are beginning a program to help smokers who started smoking cigarettes before September 1, 1988. The program will offer medication, group and individual counseling, and quit line coaching to help smokers kick the habit for good.
More than 200,000 Louisianians are eligible for the program, which was started as a result of a 2010 Class Action Lawsuit decision that ordered tobacco companies to fund the program.
Eligible residents who are interested in participating in the free program can sign up by calling (225) 757-2474 or visiting the Smoking Cessation Program section of the Our Lady of the Lake website.