The Boston Public Health Commission is for the first time offering Boston residents free nicotine patches to help them quit smoking. Residents who are 18 and older can call 1-800-QUIT-NOW to receive the free nicotine patch and quit smoking for good. Not only does quitting smoking add years to your life but it will also save you a significant amount of money. The average smoker spends $3,000 a year on cigarettes. While quitting smoking is never easy, using nicotine replacement therapy such as the patch can significantly increase one’s chances of success. So call 1-800-QUIT-NOW today. Medical restrictions may apply.