By: Angela Garrity
Sunderland Echo reports that National Health Service (NHS) will promote vaping to smokers.
While the U.S. continues to deal with over-regulation, taxation, minimum age increases to purchase and bans in some areas, North East healthcare professionals in the U.K. will recommend vaping to their patients as an alternative to smoking.
Dr Tony Branson, clinical lead for the Northern Cancer Alliance, said: “With e-cigarettes there is no smoke, no tar and no carbon monoxide. E-cigarettes are now proving more popular and it important that we get across to patients the short-term and longer-term health benefits from quitting smoking tobacco.”
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Watch this video that shows the RCGP position statement on e-cigarettes in the U.K that was created by Cancer Research UK and recently uploaded to YouTube.