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Switching smokers to vaping central to UK public health

UK Prime Minister Rishi Sunak has stressed the importance of his government’s ‘swap to stop’ programme for improving public health. It promotes vaping as a much safer alternative to smoking cigarettes and is part of a strategy that encourages adults to make informed choices rather than imposing bans that leave them with limited options .

July 12, 2023 by

Swap To Stop’ | UK to Provide One Million Smokers Free Vape Starter Kits | RegWatch

In an astonishing announcement, the UK government released details of a new program to cut smoking rates in Britain dramatically. Dubbed ‘Swap to Stop,’ the initiative provides one million current smokers with free vaping starter kits and dedicated behavioral support in what is being called a “world-first.”

Joining us today from England to talk through the new plan is Louise Ross, a clinical consultant at UK’s National Centre for Smoking Cessation and Training, the business development manager for the Smoke Free app, and chair for the New Nicotine Alliance, a registered charity dedicated to promoting issues around tobacco harm reduction.

April 17, 2023 by