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September 22, 2014

E-Cigarettes and Maintenance Therapy: A Smart Public Health Approach | Drug Policy Alliance

This is a good sign that the common sense vapers have been expressing and documenting is a very practical approach in working on the final %18 of US smokers to “not”

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Despite these potential health benefits, many public health officials have come out strongly against e-cigarettes see for example, the e-cigarette ban in New York City. Rather than opposing substitution and maintenance therapies, like e-cigarettes, the public health community should be embracing them. It’s time for us all to acknowledge that some people will always use nicotine, just as some people will always use other drugs, such as heroin or prescription opioids. They have either tried and failed to quit – often hundreds of times – or they simply choose not to quit.

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