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E-Cigarette Safety: The Facts Explained

In this extended (13 minute) video , experts take a deeper look at the evidence on some of the issues that surround the use of e-cigarettes. This is the second of a series of five NCSCT films for the public, part-funded by Public Health England and produced in association with the New Nicotine Alliance. The professors and experts in the video provide some in depth knowledge of the main topics or queries consumers have when it comes to electronic cigarettes and their safety. The main points covered were: 1. Components of E-Cigarettes vs. Tobacco Cigarettes There’s no inhaling of tobacco smoke with e-cigarettes. This is a good thing as it is the components of smoke which leads to the death of many smokers. Smokers die from the tar and other harmful components of[...]

19 January 2018

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Common E-Cigarette Questions Answered by Dr. Andy McEwen

Following a high-profile Royal College of Physicians’ report  encouraging smokers to consider e-cigarettes as a less harmful alternative , Cancer Research UK asked Dr Andy McEwen, executive director of the National Centre for Smoking Cessation and Training, to answer some of the most commonly asked questions about the devices. His response to these questions can be found below.  Are e-cigarettes safer than smoking? Dr McEwen:  Yes. Experts think that e-cigarettes are, based on what we know so far, much safer than cigarettes. Smoking is associated with a number of very serious health risks to both the smoker and to others around them. So switching from tobacco to e-cigarettes substantially reduces a major health risk.   Is nicotine dangerous? [...]

10 January 2018

Posted in: E-cigarettes FAQs

More Evidence to Suggest that E Cigarettes are Definitely Safer than Smoking

  Although not harmless, the evidence is unequivocal that vaping is much safer than smoking. But misinformation and scaremongering could still be putting people off switching. Search for the term ‘vaping’ online and you’d be forgiven for thinking that it is an activity fraught with risks. The top stories relate to health problems and explosions, as well as some even stating than vaping leads to smoking in teenagers. For the average smoker seeking information on vaping, a quick internet search offers little reassurance. The headlines often imply that you might as well continue smoking if e cigarettes are so dangerous. But the reality is that they are not. More than any other year, the last 12 months witnessed an accumulation of evidence which proved that using an e cigarette[...]

8 January 2018

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