#VapeNews July 8 2019

Three big news stories to kick-off this week in vaping Ecigwizard announce new store locations in NHS hospitals Retail chain Ecigwizard has announced the opening of new stores in Sandwell General Hospital and Birmingham City Hospital. In a Facebook post which has been shared 193 times at the time of writing, the company stated: “Vapers! If there was any doubt…

People with severe mental illnesses benefit from tailored quit support

Bespoke smoking-cessation support can double quit rates for those with severe mental illnesses, according to a trial commissioned by the NHS. Smoking is the single most modifiable risk for those with severe mental health problems and a new report shows that a tailored approach is the most effective. The report was published just before Mental Health Awareness Week which runs…

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…