Author: Yamin C.K. et al
Date of issue: 2 November 2010
Journal: Annals Of Internal Medicine
Expert comments: None
GVN Analyst Comments: 1 September 2020
In 2010 e-cigarettes were in their second generation stage. Not much was known about e-cigarettes and vaping compared to the knowledge we have in 2020. The advise given by the researchers would now be considered as conservative.
In 2015 Public Health England published a report which states that the e-cigarette is at least 95% less harmful than tobacco cigarettes. In the UK since 2015, UK National Healthcare promotes e-cigarettes as one of the effective harm reduction aids.