North Bristol NHS Trust Turns To Vaping

Nhs Trust In Bristol Turns To Vaping

North Bristol NHS Trust is to introduce vaping so it can achieve a smoke-free status. The Trust has struggled with convincing smokers not to use tobacco on-site and has now decided to follow the example set in the West Midlands, where the Sandwell and West Birmingham Trust allowed two vape stores to open up next […]

Massive Boost For UK Vaping

A Massive Boost For Uk Vaping

UK vape shops and e-liquid producers have been handed a resounding show of support as the Government announces that vape products may soon be available on prescription. The move does not mean that regular purchasing will stop, or product ranges reduced, just that the NHS will be able to target hard to reach smokers and […]

Rethinking Addiction and Dependance

Rethinking Addiction And Dependance

Caitlin Notley, a Fellow of the UK Society for the Study of Addiction at the Norwich Medical School, argues that we need to rethink ‘addiction’ and ‘dependence’. Following on from a study looking at how people view nicotine and addiction, Professor Notley argues that “nicotine addiction” is a loaded term that doesn’t reflect the real […]

NHS Trial Demonstrates the Value of Vaping

Nhs Trial Demonstrates The Value Of Vaping

The NHS trial looking at how using vapes with smokers presenting at A&E departments is to be extended to a Scottish NHS Trust showing that e-cigarettes have a strong role to play in tobacco harm reduction. Many nations claim that vaping doesn’t work as a quit tool, or its relative safety is “unproven”, fortunately, independent […]

Comprehensive E-Cigarette Evidence Review

New Vaping Evidence Released

A team of independent experts including Professors Raymond Niaura, Pietro Ferrara, and Riccardo Polosa have conducted a scoping review, looking at all of the research studies examining the health outcomes from vaping. They say there is nothing new to question the consensus that e-cigs are safer than smoking. The United Kingdom has supported smokers switching […]

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