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Free services to help you quit tobacco

You can get help to quit tobacco so you don’t have to pay more for health insurance. All health insurance plans available to State of Texas employees and retirees offer tobacco cessation programs as part of their overall wellness initiatives. Click on the link for your insurance plan to find out more:

In addition, certain prescription tobacco cessation drugs—Zyban; its generic, bupropion; and Chantix—are covered.

Benefits of quitting

If you quit using tobacco, you will:

  • improve your health,
  • benefit from not having to pay the Tobacco User Premium, and
  • save money previously spent on tobacco products.