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Switching to vapes ‘could save NHS more than half a billion a year’, study says

Half of England’s adult smokers making a switch to e-cigarettes could save the NHS more than £500 million per year, a study has claimed. Researchers at Brunel University London used data from NHS Digital, the Royal College of Physicians and the Office for National Statistics (ONS) to identify the prevalence of smoking in each region. They found that between 2019 and 2021, 13.6% of people aged 18 and over in England smoked.

August 08, 2023 by