Commemorating the World No Tobacco Day, on 31may , Pfizer Limited today announced the launch of the Champs Club website <http://www.champsclub.in/> ) and a toll-free helpline (1800 4 190190), to help smokers who are strongly motivated to quit smoking. The toll free helpline can be reached from all mobile and landline numbers and is functional from 8.00 am to 8.00 pm everyday. The website and national toll free helpline aims to educate motivated quitters about nicotine addiction and provides guidance that will help them embark on the journey of quitting smoking and staying smoke free. Smokers can now talk to a Champs Club coach who will assist motivated quitters to identify the next best steps to achieve their goal of quitting.
On the occasion of the launch, Dr Chandrashekhar Potkar, Director, Medical and Regulatory Affairs, Pfizer
"Champs Club is Pfizer’s endeavor to create a holistic method that can address the issue of smoking in the country. Today, Champix and Champs Club together provide the doctor and smoker with a highly effective and innovative therapeutic option and the psychological support that can help patients overcome the addiction to nicotine," Dr. Potkar added.