A Dip Quitter’s Experience With Chantix

Chantix Tablets

Here’s my experience with Chantix if your considering using it to help with your quit. Hey so I’m on day 45 of my quit after 5 years and 1-3 cans a week. Where I work a lot of people either smoke or dip and I honestly I didn’t feel confident … Continue reading

Why Are You So Opposed To Nicotine-Laced Alternatives?

Slave To Nicotine

The question of NRT (nicotine replacement therapy) and the concept of “harm reduction” comes up quite often on the KillTheCan.org forums and on the site.  Typically, the question gets raised by someone trying to throw numbers, studies and “proof” that nicotine and smokeless tobacco really isn’t that bad for you. … Continue reading

It’s Almost Turkey Time… Cold Turkey!

Cold Turkey

I don’t know about you, but as the calendar turns to November, my thoughts turn to the holidays.  We’re past Halloween and next up on the list is one of my favorites… Thanksgiving!  Synonymous with Thanksgiving naturally the turkey, and synonymous with KillTheCan.org is quitting tobacco cold turkey style! At … Continue reading

Us vs Them In a Nutshell

Us vs Them

I often get asked how we differ from other quit sites out there.  I typically don’t really respond other than to tell folks to check us out and see if they like what they find.  More often than not folks tend to stick around. Every once in a while, we’ll … Continue reading

What’s Really In NRT?

Nicorette Gum Package

NRT (nicotine replacement therapy) is a common topic of discussion on the forums.  These products are marketed toward (primarily) people trying to quit smoking and naturally people who are attempting to quit chewing are drawn toward these products as well.  I get asked often about what’s really IN these products … Continue reading

The Latest On Quit Nic Drugs Chantix and Zyban

Chantix Zyban

Every once in a while the topic of quit nicotine drugs comes up on the forums.  While we generally support the “cold turkey” method of nicotine cessation there are definitely cases when medication can help.  The two big ones that generally come up are Chantix and Zyban (Wellbutrin). This recent … Continue reading