Canadian Vaping Association: Vaping is 95% less harmful than smoking, but what does that mean?
BEAMSVILLE, Ontario, Sept. 15, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The Canadian Vaping Association and many health organizations around the world have relentlessly shared the Royal College of Physicians finding that vaping is 95% less harmful smoking. This conclusion was drawn more than 6 years ago and has undergone annual independent reviews. Today, Public Health England maintains that vaping does not exceed 5% of the harm caused by smoking. 95% less harmful is a percentage expression of vaping’s comparative toxicity relative to combustible tobacco, based on a comprehensive review of a broad range of research and studies. It’s a significant and bold finding that has the potential to play a large role in developing the national relative risk statements. If toxicity is reduced by 95%, it is only logical that the relative harm is reduced by the same amount. Read More