Cold Turkey takes about 72 hours before the physical withdrawals subside, but then you have to deal with
the mental aspect.
Whatever you decide, be it patch
, cold turkey, chantix, make sure you visit the website whyquitdotcom and read the articles. If you can handle some very graphic and disturbing photo's, then look through the motivation column.
Above all, you have your whole life ahead of you and you will want to live it in the healthiest way possible.