More than half of UK smokers now wrongly believe that nicotine-containing “vapes” or e-cigarettes are as dangerous as tobacco cigarettes and these “false fears”are preventing smokers from switching, public health experts said on Wednesday.
Vaping, which refers to the use of e-cigarettes, is slowly becoming popular in South Africa.
US health officials on Thursday reported one new case and one more death from a respiratory illness tied to vaping over a two-week period, taking the total death toll to 48.
The American Medical Association(AMA) on Tuesday called for a total ban on all e-cigarette and vaping products that are not approved by the US Food and Drug Administration as smoking cessation tools.
A 17-year-old Michigan boy facing”imminent death” from vaping injuries has undergone a double lung transplant, the first in a patient suffering from the effects of e-cigarettes, a Detroit hospital said on Tuesday.