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Royal College of Midwives urges pregnant smokers to switch to vaping

Pregnant smokers should be encouraged to use e-cigarettes to help them quit, new Royal College of Midwives (RCM) guidelines say. The guidelines acknowledge that e-cigarettes [...]

Tobacco stocks decline as vape profits rise

Cigarette sales dropped by 11 percent in the four-week period ending May 18, according to leading market research company, Nielsen. The vape sector rose by [...]

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 [...]