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NASEM / National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine
While e-cigarettes are not without health risk, they are likely to be for less harmful than combustible tobacco cigarettes.
USFDA / U.S. Food and Drug Administration
Make no mistake. We see the possibility for ENDS products like e-cigarettes to provide a potentially less harmful alternative for currently addicted individual adults smokers who still want to get access to satisfying levels of nicotine without many of the harmful effects that come with the combustion of tobacco.
American Cancer Society
Based on currently available evidence, current-generation e-cigarettes are Society markedly less harmful than combustible tobacco products.
American Association of Public Health Physicians
Smokers unable or uninterested in quitting should American Association of PUBLIC HEALTH consider switching to a less hazardous smoke-free tobacco/nicotine product (including) nicotine PHYSICIANS replacement therapy, electronic cigarettes; snus; other forms of moist snuff, and chewing tobacco.
Royal College of Physicians
Available data suggest that e-cigarette health risks are unlikely to exceed 5% Royal College of those associated with smoked tobacco products, and may well be substantially lower. In the UK, harm ey of Physicians reduction is a recognised element of comprehensive tobacco control. E-cigarettes are effective in helping people to stop smoking. There are as yet no identified health risks from second hand vapour.
British Medical Association
There are clear potential benefits to e-cigarette use in reducing the substantial harms associated with smoking, and a growing consensus that they are significantly less harmful than tobacco use.
British Lung Foundation
There's more evidence than ever that e-cigarettes are safer than smoking, and a way to give up altogether. Swapping cigarettes for an e-cig can improve your symptoms of lung conditions like asthma and COPD.
Public Health England
Our new review reinforces the finding that vaping is a fraction of the risk of Public Health smoking, at least 95% less harmful, & of negligible risk to bystanders. Yet over half of smokers either England falsely believe that vaping is as harmful as smoking or just don't know.
Cancer Research UK
Evidence so far indicates e-cigarettes are far less harmful than tobacco and may help smokers to cut down or quit. We do not believe there is justification for an indoor ban, either on the basis of potential harm to bystanders from 2nd-hand vapour or that they renormalize smoking.
Royal Society for Public Health
Endorses new Public Health England (PHE) report reflecting up-to-date evidence that is increasingly pointing in the same direction: not only is vaping at least 95% less harmful than smoking, but it is also helping increasing numbers of smokers to quit.
Royal College of General Practitioners
Royal College of General Practitioners: The evidence so far shows that e-cigarettes have significantly reduced levels of key toxicants compared to cigarettes, with average levels of exposure falling well below the thresholds for concern.
Cochrane Tobacco Addiction Group
Electronic cigarettes may increase the chance of Tobacco Addiction quitting smoking long term (and) no serious side effects were associated with their use (up to two years).
Government of Canada
Vaping is less harmful than smoking. Adults can now legally get vaping products with nicotine as a less harmful option than smoking. Switching from tobacco cigarettes to vaping products will reduce a person’s exposure to many toxic and cancer causing chemicals.
some smokers may be unable or unwilling to quit using nicotine and would benefit by completely switching to a much lower harm nicotine delivery mechanism (including potentially a well-regulated e-cigarette).
New Zealand Ministry of Health
There is an opportunity, through better regulation (and public MINISTRY OF HEALTH
information), to support smokers to switch to significantly less harmful alternatives, substantially reducing the risks to their health and those around them.
Royal Australian & New Zealand College of Psychiatrists
Research shows that 70% of people with The Royal schizophrenia and 61% of people with bipolar disorder smoke compared to 16% of the illness. E-cigarettes and vaporizers provide a safer way to deliver nicotine to those who are unable to stop College of Psychiatrists smoking, thereby minimizing the harms associated with smoking tobacco and reducing some of the health
disparities experienced by people with mental illness.
Philippine house of Representative
Voted unanimously to adopt a resolution promoting harm reduction as part of its National Tobacco Control Strategy, particularly the use of electronic cigarettes as a less harmful alternative for smokers (August 2018)
DANA | Drug and Alcohol Nurse Australasia
E-cigarettes are a much safer alternative to smoking for those who are unable to quit with conventional therapies. DANA supports the use of e-cigarettes as a harm replacement tool or cessation aid for smokers who cannot quit with approved therapies, and supports low or no taxation on vaping products to maintain a price advantage to encourage smokers to switch.
Smoking kills. Helping people to NHS stop smoking completely is our priority. There is now agreement based on the current evidence that vaping e-cigarettes is definitely less harmful than smoking tobacco. It would be a good thing if smokers SCOTLAND used them instead of tobacco.
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