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Can E-Cigarettes Help You Quit Smoking?

1 CommentFriday, 2 March 2018  |  Paul

Smoking remains the leading cause of preventable deaths in the UK, and if you are one of the thousands of people trying to ditch the nasty habit, it's important you are familiar with all the possible alternatives to smoking. E-cigarettes do not contain cancer-causing tobacco or involve combustion, while they are still able to satisfy your nicotine craving. If you are looking for an easier way to quitting tobacco, browse the endless variety of Smoking Alternatives and find the right solution for you.

Can E-Cigarettes Help You Quit Smoking

Can E-Cigarettes Help You Quit Smoking?

With over 100,000 deaths per year, tobacco remains the biggest cause of preventable deaths in the UK. No wonder more and more smokers are choosing e-cigarettes instead.

Did You Know?

  • 30% of smokers believe e-cigarettes are as harmful as smoking tobacco
  • 52% of e-cigarette users are ex-smokers

Facts and Myths

  • Fact: E-cigarettes don't contain tobacco
  • Fact: E-cigarettes can help you quit smoking
  • Myth: E-cigarettes are as harmful as cigarettes
  • Myth: E-cigarettes contain chemicals as dangerous as cigarettes

Helping You Quit Tobacco

  • Medication and counselling are 225% more successful than going cold turkey or nicotine replacement therapy
  • E-cigarettes are 60% more successful than going cold turkey or nicotine replacement therapy
  • 13% of adults know that e-cigarettes are less harmful than smoking
  • Nicotine cravings can be satisfied while staying off tobacco

Healthier Alternative to Smoking

  • Second-hand e-cigarette vapour is not harmful
  • Less toxicants found in vapers' urine than in smokers'
  • No evidence of adverse health effects
  • Can be used along with stop smoking treatments

Experts Say

  • Significant potential to help reduce tobacco-related harm - BMA
  • Far less harmful as they don't involve combustion - Cancer Research UK
  • Can help smokers reduce and stop smoking in the short term - RPS
  • Replacing smoking with e-cigarettes can benefit your health - NHS Scotland

Based on information provided by Cancer Research UK, January 2018

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Roger Kendall
Wednesday, 17 October 2018  |  14:27

Stopped smoking with help from Nicocigs. Still use them occasionally (not often). Great product, a good fast service by Health and Care. Thanks.