Public Health of England: E-cigarettes are 95% less harmful than cigarettes

The UK Public Health Ministry says in official reports that E-cigarettes are 95% less harmful than cigarettes

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E-cigarette safety study

With all the too common claims that electronic cigarettes expose users to harmful chemicals, and present only risks of poisoning or explosions, and that they are a gateway to smoking and that "we just do not know yet" If they are safer than cigarettes, it is very refreshing to see a public health agency endorse the available scientific information and the extinction of a rational, evidence-based calculation of the potential risks of vaping. Public Health of England has reviewed the additional evidence released since the publication of its latest report, and its conclusion supports the repeated comparison that electronic cigarettes are 95 percent less harmful than smoking.

The report could add nothing new - from being a review of the evidence already available - but it highlights the large differences between the public perception of vaping risk and what science actually says, not to mention levels Criminal limits of irrationality over vaping of organizations based in the United States.

The FDA says that "consumers presently have no information [...] whether there are any benefits associated with the use of these products," while Public Health England say that encouraging smokers to switch "could help reduce tobacco-related Disease, death and health inequalities. "

 

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