Vaping not entirely harmless, but far less harmful than smoking

Vaping is not entirely harmless, but it’s far less harmful than smoking.

That is according to a new study by researchers from the New York University School of Medicine.

Ray White interviewed Africa Harm Reduction Alliance cofounder Dr Delon Human.

Listen to the interview in the audio below (and/or scroll down for quotes from it).

Vaping is, at least, 95% less harmful than smoking cigarettes.

Dr Delon Human, Africa Harm Reduction Alliance

There’s a growing global consensus that this is the way to go for smokers.

Dr Delon Human, Africa Harm Reduction Alliance

Nicotine is an addictive substance… Vaping might lead to smoking cigarettes… but in terms of lung tissue… in comparison with smoking, it’s much less harmful…

Dr Delon Human, Africa Harm Reduction Alliance

Cigarettes should be taxed at the absolute maximum while e-cigarettes should be taxed at a much lower rate.

Dr Delon Human, Africa Harm Reduction Alliance

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