Oct. 14, 2022
Respirologist Dr. Brandie Walker explains that while vaping poses significant health risks, it can help smokers quit.
According to the Canadian Vaping Association, while patches and gum have an eight to 10 per cent success rate, vaping works 20 per cent of the time for smoking cessation. Read the full article.
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