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Tobacco Talk Blog

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Welcome to the Tobacco Talk blog! 

Here you'll find useful insights about stopping smoking from the coordinator of UW's tobacco cessation program, Colin Maloney.  Contact Colin to learn more about the program at (206) 685-7848 or

You can also check out Tobacco Talk's Facebook page.

Recent posts

Nicotine Replacement Therapy

September 5, 2013 | 12:35pm

While many people feel that they ought to be able to stop using tobacco “cold turkey,” or without any supports many find that their quit process is made easier through the use of Nicotine Replacement Therapy (NRT) products...

Smoking and Stress

August 20, 2013 | 12:39pm

Stress! It’s certainly not the case for everyone, but many people feel that smoking helps them manage their stress. I can relate to this experience as I used to find myself smoking more during my undergraduate program...