The 'Vaping Culture' isn't the initial reason London established its moniker 'The Big Smoke', but it's a strange adaptation of one. Reporter: Gabrielle Espinet | Subeditor: Lateefa Farah A 2016 Action on Smoking Health (ASH) study shows that 2/3 of smokers start before age 18. Between one half and one third of these smokers will become regulars. The study reveals that two-thirds of current smokers are trying to quit and 30-40% of the two-thirds attempt to bring smoking to a halt. But how? What are people turning to to end the addicting health-threatening habit? Trends direct Voice of London to the 'Vaping Culture'.
Words: Caitlyn Hudson Sub-Editor: 2016 is approaching us fast, which means it’s not long until the new year resolutions lists start being written… and if you’re a smoker, giving up the cigarettes is probably going to be on yours. Giving up smoking is easier said than done though, right? Wrong. If you’ve tried giving up smoking before and failed, you may have been going the wrong way about it. There are quitting aids such as nicotine patches, gums and a ton more to help you give up… however it is not the nicotine that’s the problem. Nicotine leaves your system in 48 hours and your body will no longer crave it after this time. Any nicotine substitutes are just pro-longing this process. They aren’t completely useless: they do help wean you off it, and although they make t