By: ANgela Garrity
CNN reports that more than 50,000 people quit smoking in one year, in the UK, because of vaping. The actual numbers could be as high as 70,000 quitters who successfully kicked the habit in 2017 according to a study published recently in the scientific journal, Addiction.
"The findings should be reassuring. They do help smokers quit, " said Jamie Brown, an author of the study and research fellow at University College London. Brown said it was plausible to assume that vaping would help similar numbers of people to quit smoking each year if vaping remained at the same level as 2017.
Imagine what these numbers could be in our own country, in just one year, if the U.S. would get behind actual tobacco harm reduction that is based in fact, science, medicine and common sense. These points continue to be led the U.K.