Ask The Experts: Cancer Research UK

Quit Smoking | 22 January 2018
Emma Carneyby Emma Carney

Whether you believe in the benefits of switching from smoking to vaping or not, it’s important to take an educated and informed view. So don’t just take our word for it. Here’s what the medical experts at Cancer Research UK have to say on the subject in a handy video format.

The facts:

  • E-cigarettes contain nicotine which is addictive but does not cause cancer
  • E-cigarettes do not contain cancer-causing tobacco
  • Passively breathing vapour from e-cigarettes is less likely to be harmful
  • Growing evidence shows e-cigarettes are helping people to stop smoking

Full details of their findings on vaping as an alternative to smoking can be found over on their website.

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