27 Jun 2023

Addiction services struggling with added demand of vapers

From Morning Report, 6:21 am on 27 June 2023

Vapers hooked on the habit are struggling to get the help they need to quit.

Te Whatu Ora is directing increasing numbers who have never smoked cigarettes but are addicted to vaping, to stop smoking programmes.

But those services say their funding doesn't allow them to enrol this group of addicts.

Emma Stanford has the story.