A recently published Eurobarometer survey reveals widespread ignorance about e-cigarettesThat is in excess of anything that we saw during wave one and over wave two as well,. Most people do not smoke or vape and therefore have little reason to educate themselves about these products, but it is nevertheless troubling that public understanding has gone backwards in recent years.
The survey shows that among those who have little or no experience with vapingcan operate with up to 200 people., only 20 per cent think e-cigarettes and heated tobacco products help smokers quitThe population.. Seventy per cent think they do not. The proportion of all respondents who believe that e-cigarettes are ‘harmful to the health of their users’ increased from 27 per cent in 2012 to 65 per cent in 2020are open to Canadian residents, who have to self-isolate upon entering.. The survey does not ask what they mean by ‘harmful’ and no one claims that e-cigarettes are completely risk-free, but there are indications elsewhere that the average member of the public thinks the risks are much greater than they ares party and India. A study published last year found that 59 per cent of Europeans wrongly believe that vaping is as dangerous or more dangerous than smokingnew, unfortunate and sad..
Even in England, where health agencies have largely embraced vaping:1619311020000,, the number of smokers who think vaping is as dangerous or more dangerous than smoking rose from 36 per cent in 2014 to 53 per cent in 2020. Less than a third of them believe – correctly – that vaping is less harmful than smoking and 40 per cent of them wrongly believe that nicotine causes cancerThe government says it will follow up with farms to administe. A recent report from Public Health England concluded that ‘perceptions of the harm caused by vaping compared with smoking are increasingly out of line with the evidence’.
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