Current smokers of combustible cigarettes only and current smokers also using NRT or e?cigarettes had similar levels of the tobacco-related toxins and carcinogens
Another reputable source is the BBC whose article ?More than half of UK vapers have given up smoking? addresses a few things such as the decrease in smokers in the UK alongside the rise of e-cigarette users They also state quite clearly that vaping is much less harmful than smoking ? a fact we?ve known for some time now The article is balanced and doesn?t scaremonger or present a bias towards either side of the for and against arguments For a more thorough breakdown see here
Among smokers who have attempted to stop without professional support those who use e-cigarettes are more likely to report continued abstinence than those who used a licensed NRT product bought over-the-counter or no aid to cessation write the authors
Every vaper has heard the maddening claim that candy and fruit flavors are aimed at children We know that adult vapers use flavors to get away from the experience of burning tobacco We know it because we?ve all experienced it!
Cells in the body face constant damage from foreign substances infections and injury Most times nothing bad happens to their host That?s because the body has a system in place to heal itself Most major organs have special cells ? fibroblasts (FY-broh-blasts) ? that repair damaged or injured tissue
There are several studies that find no harmful effects of vaping on the lungs One of the most impressive is Dr Polosa?s discovery that in asthmatic smokers switching to vaping ? or even just using vaping to reduce smoking ? improved lung function