More US adults doubt e-cigarettes

More US adults doubt e-cigarettes and their safety, according to a study by Georgia State University The study, by the University’s School of Public Health, finds more adults in the US believe e-cigarettes are dangerous. The number of adults who consider e-cigarettes are as harmful as, or more harmful than, cigarettes increased between 2017 and 2018. This means the increase…

E-cigarettes are three times more effective than nicotine patches or gum

A newly-published study has revealed that e-cigarettes are three times for effective than nicotine-replacement therapy (NRT) at helping smokers quit. The study is the third published this year to demonstrate the effectiveness of e-cigarettes over traditional smoking-cessation aids. The cross-sectional survey of almost 20,000 quit attempts revealed that vapers were 95 percent more likely to successfully quit smoking than those…

E-cigarettes are an ally to the Great British Spring Clean

The Great British Spring Clean is being is celebrated this month and campaigners are calling on Litter Heroes across the country to help improve the environment on their doorstep. According to Zero Waste Scotland, cigarette-related materials are the most common forms of litter seen on the streets, with butts being the biggest offender. It is estimated that 475 pieces of…

News| Manchester pharmacies to offer free vape kits to smokers

Pharmacies in Manchester will offer smokers a free four-week e-cigarette starter kit to help them make the switch. The scheme is open to adult smokers in the Trafford area. Smokers who enrol with the programme will also receive a consultation with a stop smoking adviser. Ben Fryer, Public Health Registrar at Trafford Council who backed the scheme, said: “While e-cigarettes…