Smoking

E-cigarettes: Swap to stop

E-cigarettes are the most popular stop smoking aid in the UK and can help you quit for good and save money at the same time.

Salford stop smoking services are offering social housing residents in Salford the chance to get a free e-cigarette kit to help you kick the habit. Enter your postcode in the eligibility checker now to see if you are eligible.

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Understanding e-cigarettes

E-cigarettes come in many different types and sizes, but they all share the same essential features - a mouthpiece, a heating element (or atomiser) and liquid containing nicotine. They help with cravings, without the burning of harmful smoke, tobacco and toxins.

*The most recent research we have from Public Health England estimates that e-cigarettes are 95% less harmful than tobacco.

About

With more and more people trying to quit smoking, the latest research shows that e-cigarettes can play a vital role in helping smokers quit for good. As part of a pilot project being delivered between January and March this year, Salford stop smoking services are providing free e-cigarettes and liquid to Salford residents, along with stop smoking support. Research shows you’re four times more likely to quit with support from a stop smoking service.


Why?

E-cigarettes do not produce tar and carbon monoxide – two of the main toxins in conventional cigarette smoke. The vapour from e-cigarettes has been found to contain some potentially harmful chemicals also found in cigarette smoke, but at much lower levels. 2.9 million adults in the UK are now using e-cigarettes and you could join them!

Switching and saving

If you are eligible for a free starter kit, we’ll provide you with everything you need to give up traditional cigarettes and make the switch to e-cigarettes. You’ll get an e-cigarette and a supply of liquid to get started right away, along with specialist help and support.

You could save over £1,000 a year by switching to e-cigarettes from smoking, that could be put towards a new TV, a car or save for that dream holiday you’ve always wanted. Our costs calculator can show you how much you can save by quitting smoking.

    Are e-cigarettes safe to use?*

    E-cigarettes carry a fraction of the risk of smoking as they do not contain tobacco – which is the cancer causing part of smoking. E-cigarettes do contain nicotine, which is the addictive part – but nicotine on its own is relatively harmless. E-cigarettes are a far safer alternative for those smokers who find it hard to quit.

    As they are a relatively new product, the long-term health effects are still unclear. They should never be given to anyone under 18; it is illegal to sell e-cigarettes to under 18s or for adults to buy them for them.

    *The most recent research we have from Public Health England estimates that e-cigarettes are 95% less harmful than tobacco.

    Swap to stop

    E-cigarettes are the most popular stop smoking aid in the UK, and can help you quit for good. Find out if you could be eligible for a free e-cigarette starter kit from Salford stop smoking services by entering your postcode below.

    ENTER YOUR HOME POSTCODE

    Disclaimer: Your postcode will not be saved or stored by us, and will never be passed to any other party.


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