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Nurse uses vapor alternative to kick smoking habit

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A nurse at Columbus Regional Healthcare System in Whiteville turned to a vapor alternative to stop smoking cigarettes. A nurse at Columbus Regional Healthcare System in Whiteville turned to a vapor alternative to stop smoking cigarettes.

COLUMBUS COUNTY, NC (WECT) – A nurse at Columbus Regional Healthcare System in Whiteville turned to a vapor alternative to stop smoking cigarettes.

After his successful attempt to stop smoking cigarettes, Lenard De Jong decided to open Vapezilla in an effort to get others to make the switch as well.

He said being a nurse in the state's unhealthiest county made him realize he had to do something to turn that around.

According to Jong, vapor cigarettes are similar to electronic cigarettes, but are gentler on the throat.

He says doctors are referring people to his business as a way to quit smoking cigarettes.

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