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John R. Polito, JD


Biography: John Polito is a nicotine cessation educator. He is the 1999 founder and director of WhyQuit.com, a popular quitting forum, and co-founder of Freedom from Nicotine, an online education oriented peer cessation support group. John was a U.S. Navy master training specialist and has a 1985 J.D. from the University of South Carolina School of Law.

Conflicts of Interest: None (no present or past funding from tobacco companies or pharmaceutical companies).