According to an expert independent evidence review published by Public Health England (PHE) e-cigarettes are estimated to be around 95% less harmful than smoking.
They also found that there is no evidence so far that e-cigarettes act as a gateway to smoking tobacco for children and non-smokers.
The media totally exaggerated this Harvard study on the risk of popcorn lung from E-cigarettes.
Even though there are some health hazards associated with vaping, cigarette smokers are still switching over to e-cigarettes as a safer option.
In addition to containing varying levels of the addictive substance nicotine, they also contain other cancer-causing chemicals, such as formaldehyde, and as our study shows, flavoring chemicals that can cause lung damage,” said study co-author David Christiani, Elkan Blout Professor of Environmental Genetics.
Even without much testing on vaping and an unregulated industry vaping could be a much healthier alternative to cigarettes.
If you Vape you have a far lower risk of contracting popcorn lung than someone who smokes traditional cigarettes.
Also if you smoke traditional cigarettes it is very unlikely that you will ever contract popcorn lung.
This however does not mean that vaping is completely safe.
“Since most of the health concerns about E-cigarettes have focused on nicotine, there is still much we do not know about the health risks.
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