In the United States, a new study believes that the electronic cigarette would be more dangerous than beneficial. The risk balance benefit would be negative? According to Professor Samir Soneji of Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice, the electronic cigarette would make it easier entry into smoking among adolescents.
If you Pr Samir Soneji du Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice (USA) does not deny the fact that the electronic cigarette allows millions of smokers to get out of their addiction by saying " The use of the electronic cigarette only marginally increases the number of adult smokers. On the other hand, it helps smokers to stop in this population.« he specifies at the same time that « E-cigarettes can ease initiation to smoking and cause substantial harm in teens and young adults once they have tasted nicotine".
To reach these conclusions, Prof. Soneji's team undertook a large-scale work, based on national surveys related to smoking. They also reviewed all the scientific literature on the subject. Objective, to calculate the years of life gained or lost related to the consumption of the electronic cigarette. And the result does not plead in favor of vaping. " Electronic cigarettes could result in the loss of more than 1,5 million years of life in the United States. Their consumption may significantly increase the number of teenagers and young adults who will eventually smoke cigarettes Soneji explains.
source : Ladepeche.fr/