• The 5th annual E-Cigarette Summit will take place on Friday 17th November at The Royal Society, London
  • Registration for the E-Cigarette Summit 2017 is now open

E-cigarette and harm reversal: evidence for cardio-pulmonary health effects

12:15 - 12:35

Electronic cigarettes (ECs) are gaining ground on conventional cigarettes due to their efficiency in reducing tobacco consumption, competitive prices, and the perception that they are a much less harmful smoking alternative.

Demonstration that EC use leads to reduction in smoking-related diseases will take many decades before the tobacco harm reduction potential of this products is confirmed

Nonetheless, changes in health outcomes can be measured in smokers switching to ECs. Acute studies do not appear to support negative health outcomes in EC users and findings from long-term evaluation of regular EC use are supportive of reversal of harm from tobacco smoking


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