Vaping should not be used to help youth quit smoking, Canadian Paediatric Society warns _CTV News

April 14, 2021

Doctors should not suggest vaping to help youth and adolescents quit smoking, according to new guidance from Canadian pediatricians.

The Canadian Paediatric Society (CPS) recommended on Wednesday that vaping “should not be used as a smoking cessation or harm reduction strategy” in youth, saying that doctors should instead “assess their patient’s motivation to reduce or quit vaping” and come up with a plan to do so.

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