Can e-Cigarettes Be Prescribed For Medical Use

April 26, 2023 1:42 pm1 commentViews: 73

A new study may spark the debate whether e-cigarettes are to be prescribed in the treatment of stop-smoking as patches and other products are done.

Can e-Cigarettes Be Prescribed For Medical Use

The finding suggests vaping is 95 percent less harmful to health compared to the traditional smoking. Also, overall evidence points the new electronic device is helping people is quitting traditional cigarettes.

However, the e-cigarettes has been banned for the kids and also restricted in public spaces.

Public Health England commissioned a study and found e-cigarettes does not contain chemicals which are associated with lung cancer, emphysema and other similar serious diseases even though it is not completely safe.

A director at Public Health England said the electronic device may not be totally at risk, but it also carries a fraction of harm.

There has been a good decline in the smoking rates in UK and Chief Executive of the British Dental Health Foundation, Dr Nigel Carter, said more attention is still required to completely stop the habit.

Professor Ann McNeill from King’s College London said the device can be a game changer in terms of public health.

The current British law does not allow e-cigarettes to be used for medical purpose in UK.

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