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How to Swap

Let’s get better and swap to a less harmful form of nicotine this September

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Visit a vape shop

If you have decided to use a vape to stop smoking, visit a vape shop and talk to the team there.

They can advise you on what to buy, how to use it and importantly how to gradually reduce nicotine over time to stop completely.

If you want to stop straight away, or are swapping to stop, get in touch with your local stop smoking service, they offer:

  • A dedicated, local stop smoking advisor, who is trained to help you adjust habitual behaviours around smoking
  • Nicotine Replacement Therapy (NRT) or other stop smoking quit aids
  • Weekly one-to-one sessions either in person, remotely or a combination of the two
  • Some services also offer vapes and all services will support you if you want to use a vape to stop

Nicotine replacement products are free to people who do not pay prescription charges. Those who do pay will usually get two weeks’ supply for the cost of a prescription charge, which is cheaper than the cost of smoking cigarettes.