News: Only 29 percent of GPs and pharmacists believe e-cigarettes are “very effective” as a quit-smoking aid

New survey data sheds light on the continuing scepticism of e-cigarettes among healthcare professionals, despite the NHS and Public Health England (PHE) endorsing them as a smoking cessation tool. In a survey conducted by Research Now Group, 500 GPs and pharmacists were asked to detail their levels of knowledge about e-cigarettes, as well as their attitudes toward the product and…

News: E-cigarettes do not ‘re-normalise smoking’ for young people

The so-called ‘re-normalisation’ of smoking among impressionable young people has been used many times to attack vaping, with governments tightening e-cigarette regulations in response to such claims. However, a new Cardiff University study has rebuffed these fears. Researchers collected the data from the results of three national surveys taken between 1998 and 2015, using responses from some 248,324 13 and…