Vaping is safer than smoking and could lead to the demise of the traditional cigarette, Public Health England (PHE) has said in the first official recognition that e-cigarettes are less damaging to health than smoking tobacco.
The health body concluded that, on “the best estimate so far”, e-cigarettes are about 95% less harmful than tobacco cigarettes and could one day be dispensed as a licensed medicine in an alternative to anti-smoking products such as patches.
Smoking harms nearly every organ of the body and reduces both quality of life and life expectancy. with Worldwide, tobacco use causes more than 5 million deaths per year says CDC
100,000 deaths in the UK. Cigarette smoking causes more than 480,000 deaths each year in the United States , about 1 out of every 5 deaths in the
ASH says: "Any health risks of second-hand exposure to propylene glycol vapour are likely to be limited to irritation of the throat."
This is why I get my nicotine from Vaping Eliquids instead
The infographic above shows the estimated average annual number of smoking-attributable deaths in the United States during 2000 through 2004 by specific causes, as follows:
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