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Getting help to quit smoking: Sarah's story part 4
Getting help to quit smoking comes in many forms. We are not saying that e-cigarettes can help you quit smoking, but we know from our customers that they are often used in that way.
Using e-cigarettes as a quitting aid
In a previous blog post, we spoke about a recent study on e-cigarette use in the UK. The study found that people are increasingly using e-cigarettes as quitting aids. The study also found that the numbers of ex-smokers who use e-cigarettes is on the increase (12%, up from 7% in 2013 and 4% in 2012).
The most popular reason among survey participants for using e-cigarettes was to “help me to stop smoking entirely”.
This is also Sarah’s reason for using the e-cigarette. As she mentioned in an earlier video blog about switching to e-cigarettes, she has been smoking for over 10 years and wants to quit before her 30th birthday.
Making the switch to e-cigarettes
In part 4 of her video diary, Sarah comes clean about the weekend. Switching to e-cigarettes wasn’t quite as easy as she thought it would be.
However she’s not going to beat herself up for smoking at the weekend and she is still proud of herself for getting help to quit smoking: