I have worked in tobacco treatment for over 40 years. I am actively involved in teaching health professionals about smoking, writing articles in peer-reviewed journals, research and advocacy for tobacco harm reduction. I no longer see patients.

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Vaping nicotine FAQs

If you have been unable to quit with conventional treatment I recommend considering vaping nicotine as a safer alternative. Vaping is Australia’s most popular quitting aid and is significantly more effective than nicotine replacement therapy. Vaping can be used as a short-term quitting aid or as a long-term strategy to avoid going back to smoking and is at least 95% safer than smoking.

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