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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 [...]

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 [...]

Busting the myth that smoking ‘calms the nerves’ for Stress Awareness Month

Quitting smoking has been scientifically proven to benefit mental health by lowering levels of depression and anxiety after complete cessation. The NHS advises switching to [...]

Washington vapers and shops fear 60 percent tax

Washington lawmakers are considering a bill that would could see a 60 percent tax levied on all vaping products. Introduced in January, Bill HB 1873 [...]

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 [...]

News| Homeless people are receptive to e-cigarettes but face ‘barriers to use’

Homeless people in the UK are receptive to e-cigarettes but face considerable barriers to use, according to a new study. Researchers at the Centre for [...]

Hong Kong proposes HK$50,000 fine and six months in prison for vape sales

The government of Hong Kong has proposed a fine of HK$50,000 and six months jail time for individuals found to be importing or selling e-cigarette [...]

British American Tobacco under fire for F1 tie-in

Public health charity Action on Smoking and Health (ASH) has denounced a tie-in between McLaren’s Formula 1 team and British American Tobacco (BAT). The statement [...]