gov. sucks

by susan magruder
(md.)

Government got billions from tobacco companies. Have taken our rights to smoke from us yet won't cover smoking cessation meds or products to help us kick this addiction. Their so called government help programs take your whole life history and then give you a onetime, one month supply of patches, that they received billions for. We,the smokers should have received the money by way of available cessation meds and products. Billions for 28 patches? susan magruder,sam,at.verizon.net

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Aug 19, 2014
How the state and medical companies are treating hard working people NEW
by: Anonymous

I am going to lose my job of 8years as a nurse because I smoke........now it hasn't been a problem for 35 years......I have never left a patient without coverage........there has never been an incident. My "Hospice Company" has decided to bill themselves as NON-SMOKING to get more clients........wasn't a problem when I was hired or all these years...I've gotten no understanding...(as I have been trying to quit, down to one cigarette in a 13 hr.shift)no offer to help me buy patches, etc., counciling, nothing....except threats/promises to be fired. I only work 21hrs. a week. I've been a good employee all these years and all of a sudden I'm a "bad nurse". I've been trying to get free nicotine patches from the state of Florida...and I will get them in..... 2 weeks....a 2 week supply....that ought to do it.

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