A doctor who carried out a study on the effects of electronic cigarettes on heart has spoken in depth on electronic cigarettes in an interview with researcher Paul Bergen.
In a wide ranging interview the doctor claimed that most if not all studies conducted on e-cigarettes have been favourable.
The doctor emphasised that the safety of e-cigarettes need to compared to that of cigarettes, and emphasised that non smokers should not use e-cigarettes, stating:
“There might be a very small risk from electronic cigarettes, very much less than risk from smoking, but why should non-smokers face that risk? ”
The scientist admitted that the best possible alternative for a smoker is to stop smoking. However, he also pointed out that:
“These studies are about smokers who cannot quit with available methods. Unfortunately, they are the vast majority.”
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