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Quitting Smoking Isn’t easy

Learn about adolescent smoking cessation study created for smokers 12 to 16 years old, this new research study is evaluating an investigational medication to see if it can help adolescents give up smoking.

What are the benefits ?

Adolescents who participate will receive, at no cost :

•Study-related medication

•Access to smoking cessation counseling

•Study-related checkups

They will also be making a contribution to medical research.

What is Required ?

Participants will attend study visits for approximately 1 year. During the first 3 months, they will receive either an investigational product or placebo. The medication is called “investigational” because it is not FDA approved to help people under 18 years old stop smoking. The study is evaluating whether the investigational medication can help adolescents quit smoking.

Can Your Child Participate?

Adolescents may be able to participate if  they:

• Are 12 to 16 years old and in good health

• Smoke at least 5 cigarettes a day

• Have tried to quit before

The study doctor can tell you if your child meets all of the requirements. In order to participate, children under 18 years of age must have their parents’ permission.

Ask the study doctor about the adolescent smoking cessation study.

About 300 adolescents from all over the United States will be participating in this clinical study. Clinical studies provide insight and increased awareness to the medical community.