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Provide e-cigarettes on prescription, PHE urges

The PHE review of e-cigarette use has found that the smoking substitute poses “a small fraction” of the health risks associated with smoking

Expecting to stop

We examine the debate about CO testing for smokers in pregnancy.

PHE seeks commitment to smokefree NHS

Public Health England chief exec Duncan Selbie has written to trust leaders seeking their commitment to measures that can help bring about a tobacco-free NHS

Smoking - triggering the quit attempt

A process for providing support to people who want to give up smoking

Smokers at greater risk of sight loss no matter their genes

Every day in the UK 100 people start to lose their sight, yet, over half of all sight loss is avoidable

Stub it out

It can take three or more attempts to successfully quit smoking.

Pharmacists urged to help people get ready for No Smoking Day

The BHF is encouraging pharmacy staff to use to use No Smoking Day as an opportunity.

Stoptober: sign up with friends

This year's Stoptober campaign is encouraging quitters to sign up together and is supported by top comedians.

E-cigarettes should be on prescription

‘vaping’ is 95% less harmful than smoking tobacco and could be a “game changer” in the battle against cigarettes.

The man behind the e-cigarette

Pharmacist Hon Lik, spoke to P3 about his passion for the rapidly growing, and sometimes controversial, e-cigarette sector.

Stubbing out the habit

The smoking cessation market is changing and with so many options now available in and out of the pharmacy, offering the right advice will be key

Tobacco harm reduction and a changing market

What’s the latest in the fast developing category of nicotine replacement therapy and smoking cessation?

So what do you think about e-cigarettes?

What do you think about e-cigarettes and pharmacy?   

Do e-cigarettes have a place in pharmacy?

It’s a rapidly growing, but controversial, market

Half of long-term smokers to die from cigarette smoking

Smoking rates have dropped to their lowest for a century, but support to quit is still vital.

Seeing past the smoke

Public Health England has been encouraging smokers to pick up an NHS Quit Kit from their local pharmacy.

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