A London council is handing out free vapes to pregnant women as part of its "stop smoking" initiative
· Oct 25, 2022 · NottheBee.com

Who in their right mind would ever think this was a good idea?

News flash: This is a terrible idea and anyone with a brain knows it!

Pregnant women will be handed free vapes by a south London council to stop them spending money on cigarettes.

Lambeth Council estimates its "stop smoking" service will save parents £2,000 a year - money it says would otherwise be spent on tobacco.

So I get it, you want pregnant women to stop smoking cigarettes. You also want to save them some money. That's fine, and the simple fact that the government cares about this is a good thing.

But bro, throwing a vape at these women might be even worse for the baby than if these women smoked regular cigarettes!

The amount of nicotine in just two or three hits of a vape can be higher than that of an entire cigarette!

Needless to say:

NHS said little research has been conducted into the safety of e-cigarettes in pregnancy and patches and gum are preferred…

"It is not known whether the vapour is harmful to a baby in pregnancy," it states.

"If you're pregnant, licensed NRT products such as patches and gum are the recommended option to help you stop smoking," the NHS adds.

Yeah, ya think?!?

Seriously, this is one of the top ten worst ideas of the year right here.

And in 2022, that's saying something!

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