The majority of harmful chemicals in cigarette smoke comes from burning—not the tobacco itself.
The smoke from burning any plant will contain dozens of harmful or potentially harmful chemicals. Remove the combustion and you cut out or reduce the levels of many of those chemicals.
Studies show that motivation and willingness are key to quitting.
Whatever way works for you, quitting cigarettes and nicotine is always the best thing to do. We recommend you talk to your doctor, pharmacist or stop smoking service for professional guidance.
Additionally, there are many valuable resources available online to help you find the best support to quit smoking completely.
In any given year, most existing adult smokers will continue to smoke.
Now, thanks to advances in science and technology, although not risk-free, products that are better choices than continuing to smoke—such as e-cigarettes and heated tobacco products— are available.
ABOUT SMOKING ALTERNATIVES
The best choice is always to quit smoking. However, many people who don’t quit are in the dark about better alternatives – in part because they haven’t been told about them.
We asked the public how important it is to be able to make informed decisions.