You need ammunition to fight back Most of those stories are based on a single poorly done study that proves nothing What if you had serious robust studies about every anti-vaping talking point that you could use to answer Aunt Ruth?
The e-cig may help smokers with asthma to reduce their cigarette consumption or remain abstinent and hence reduce the burden of smoking-related asthma symptoms wrote Polosa The positive findings observed with e-cigs allows us to advance the hypothesis that these products may be valuable for smoking cessation and/or tobacco harm reduction also in asthma patients who smoke
Nicotine isn?t close in addictiveness to heroin ? or cocaine or any of the other drugs non-experts throw around to scare readers Lots of studies question common beliefs about nicotine?s addictiveness French expert Dr Etter found vaping far less addictive than smoking
But it also makes clear that the e-cigarette users were formally smokers who only claimed to have finished smoking just six months previous to the study It seems quite unlikely that all the participants would have been able to quit cold turkey from smoking so abruptly when most e-cigarette converts get rid of cigarettes gradually For a detailed breakdown of the flaws in this report see our dedicated article: Vaping and Bladder Cancer ? The Latest Scare Story Explained
Limitations to this study design include the possibility of recall bias as participants provide information about their smoking habits through a questionnaire There is also the possibility of residual confounding from other unmeasured factors so findings may not be entirely accurate
Hey there?s a study every week that shows something in vapor But many studies ? including this one from Dr Goniewicz and others ? have proven that the toxicants are at far far lower levels than those found in smoke