Young people are not regularly vaping, says PHE report

  • Public Health England
  • 27 Feb 2019

  • curated by Pavankumar Kamat
  • UK Medical News
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According to a new report commissioned by Public Health England (PHE) and led by researchers at King’s College London, the prevalence of e-cigarette use remains low among young individuals and has reached a plateau among adults.

The report’s findings indicate that although young people are increasingly experimenting with vaping, its regular use is low. Only 1.7 percent of individuals aged

The report emphasises on greater efforts from the 'Stop Smoking Services' to promote smoking cessation using e-cigarettes as an aid. A combination of e-cigarettes and face-to-face support should be a recommended option available to all smokers. Healthcare professionals and practitioners of the 'Stop Smoking Services' should receive education and training in utilisation of e-cigarettes for smoking cessation.