Dr. Rob Reid, deputy chief of prevention and rehabilitation at the University of Ottawa Heart Institute, said vaping — used by many as a tool to attempt to quit smoking — can actually complicate things.
A growing issue is that increasing numbers of smokers prefer to quit using e-cigarettes, he said, but the vast majority, in his experience, go on to smoke and vape at the same time, rather than quitting cigarettes entirely.
“More people are attempting to quit (smoking) using vaping than all other combined (tools). [...]