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Does This Show Vaping IS Better For You Than Smoking?

Does This Show Vaping IS Better For You Than Smoking?

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Vaping, and using e-cigarettes, has become a bit of a tricky issue. One minute they're better for you than smoking, the next they're just as bad, or even worse.

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Well, let's add another study into the confusion, shall we? Because the latest research from the US shows that vaping will reduce the number of people dying from smoking-related deaths.

A new study found that since 1997, which is when e-cigarettes went on sale, smoking-related deaths in the US have been reduced by more than a fifth in those born after their introduction, reports the Daily Mail.

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Professor Levy said: "Our study indicates that, considering a broad range of reasonable scenarios, e-cigarettes are likely to reduce cigarette smoking and not lead to offsetting increases in harm from the use of e-cigarettes and more deadly cigarettes. When we consider the plausible positive and negative aspects of e-cigarette use, we find vaping is likely to have a net positive public health impact."

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So, next time your mates take the piss out of you for vaping you can comfort yourself with this info.

Words Claire Reid

Claire Reid

Claire is a journalist at LADbible who, after dossing around for a few years, went to Liverpool John Moores University. She graduated with a degree in Journalism and a whole load of debt. When not writing words in exchange for money she is usually at home watching serial killer documentaries surrounded by cats. You can contact Claire at [email protected]

 

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