News

E-cigarette Panic Is Ruining “Biggest Public Health Opportunity” In 120 Years, Scientist Says

The vaping crisis could roll back decades of progress

Researchers are working hard to determine the cause of more than 500 cases of lung illness affecting e-cigarette users. Eight of those people have died, sparking a criminal investigation from the FDA – but even before this outbreak, e-cigarettes divided the medical community.  The American Lung Association has said that “e-cigarettes are not safe,” but the American Cancer Society said they’re “likely to be significantly less harmful for adults than smoking regular cigarettes.”

One of the web’s most talked-about pro-vaping videos is an experiment comparing the effects of tobacco cigarettes and e-cigarettes on the lungs, put out by England’s top public health agency.

“My research shows that e-cigarettes are significantly less harmful than cigarettes,” said Dr. Lion Shahab, an associate professor at University College London.

Public Health England describes e-cigarettes as “at least 95% less harmful” than tobacco cigarettes.

To Read The Rest OF This Article On CBS News, Click Here

Click to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

CHAMPS Smoke Shop Report, or ‘CSS’, online source for the updates and innovations on the smoke shop scene. News and information are geared strictly to accessories retail channels, with distribution limited to retailers that Smoke Shop products and wholesalers.

Newsletter

Stay informed with the most up-to-date industry news to help you grow your business: subscribe to our newsletter below!




Copyright © 2019 CHAMPS Smoke Shop Report. Terms & Conditions | Privacy Policy

To Top