Study estimates years of life that could be saved in the US if smokers switched to e-cigarettes

The BMJ have published an article arguing that up to 6.6 million premature deaths could be prevented over a ten-year period in the US if smokers switched to e-cigarettes. Those smokers who switched to vaping would live for a collective total of up to 86.7 million years. Dr Marita Hefler from the Menzies School of Health research in Australia says in relation to combustible tobacco use, “any other consumer product that kills up to two-thirds of its long-term users remaining legal is unimaginable.” In light of growing research and the availability of stop smoking support/NRT’s and e-cigarettes. Is it now time to discuss a total ban on combustible tobacco products? To view the full article, click on the button below.

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