RACP sees some merit in vaping

But the college says it’s not changing its position on e-cigarette use for smoking cessation

UPDATED: 29 April

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The RACP has clarified that its position on e-cigarettes is unchanged despite apparent support in New Zealand for a legislative amendment encouraging smokers to shift to vaping to minimise harm.

In a statement last week, the college said it advocates for proven and registered smoking cessation technologies ahead of vaping and patients wishing to use e-cigarettes should be advised of risks and benefits.

“The RACP’s position on e-cigarettes is unchanged, though we

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