Quitting Tobacco

Stop Tobacco Use & Vaping

Many people who use tobacco want to quit and it may take several tries to quit tobacco or vaping. The good news: FREE help is available to all Kansans through the Kansas Tobacco Quitline. Support options include:

  • Coaching over the phone or online
  • Text messaging 
  • Email support 
  • Quit medication (nicotine patches, gum, or lozenges) to those that qualify

Call 1-800-QUIT-NOW 
(784-8669) or visit KSquit.org

  1. You Should Know
  2. Tobacco Use in Kansas

What You Should Know

  • 85% of Quitline participants were satisified with the overall program and 90% were satisfied with the Quitline coaches and counselors. Read the Kansas Tobacco Quitline Outcomes Report Summary.
  • Many Kansans are not aware of the Quitline services. Help us spread the word about this free support. 
  • People who use phone coaching and quit medications are twice as likely to successfully quit.  
  • There are quitting tobacco benefits available for individuals who have KanCare (Medicaid), Medicare and employer-sponsored health insurance. The highly trained Quitline coaches can help you understand the benefits that are available to you. 
  • The Kansas Tobacco Quitline is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, online and by phone at KSquit.org or 1-800-QUIT-NOW. 
  • The 24/7 Kansas Tobacco Quitline has many customized programs for people who are interested in quitting tobacco or vaping. For more information about the programs, visit Helping People Quit Commercial Tobacco