Changing Perceptions of Harm of e-Cigarette vs Cigarette Use Among Adults in 2 US National Surveys From 2012 to 2017

Study emphasizes the urgent need to inform broadly about harm reduction and the crucial difference between electronic- and tobacco-cigarettes for the benefit of public health.

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Significant improvement in vascular health after switching from tobacco cigarettes to electronic cigarettes.

Negative cardiovascular effects are known to be a result of tobacco smoking. Based on this study, the e-cigarette achieved significantly better results.

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Harms of non-combusted sources of nicotine are much lower than those of combustible products.

In this study, the damage potential of various nicotine-containing products was examined by international experts. The e-cigarette gives the best result in comparison.

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Cancer potencies of emissions from e-cigarettes are 99 % lower compared with those of tobacco smoke.

How exactly is the damage potential of e-cigarettes compared to tobacco products? This Scottish examination provides clear evidence for the topic of harm reduction with the e-cigarette.

Doctor is comparing electronic vaporizer and conventional tobacco cigarette.

E-cigarettes emit much lower amounts of toxic compounds compared to tobacco cigarettes and also Heated Tobacco.

Due to the combustion, tobacco smoke contains around 7,000 chemical compounds, 250 of which are toxic and 70 are carcinogenic. Vaping significantly reduces the number of toxic pollutants.

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Respiratory symptoms are much lower among e-cigarette users than among smokers.

This study examines the effects of vaping on the respiratory system. Compared to smoking, the e-cigarette offers a great harm reduction potential.


PHE publishes independent expert e-cigarettes evidence review

Landmark study finds that health risks associated with e-cigarette usage are 95% lower than those related to smoking tobacco, while risks of developing cancer are found to be only 0,5% of the risk related to tobacco cigarettes.