Health Officials Promote E-Cigarettes to Be Prescribed

Health officials promote e-cigarettes authorized by the government officials at the Public Health England and urged to bring e-cigarettes on prescription.

The experts reported that e-cigarettes have already been helping 20,000 smokers to quit tobacco cigarettes in the United Kingdom since a year. Their report informs that there were many misunderstandings followed by the public regarding nicotine, while nearly 10 per cent of UK adults had a belief that the huge majority of traumas from smoking are not triggered by nicotine.


Professor John Newton, health improvement director at the Public Health England said that, “E-cigarettes have become the most popular quitting aid for smokers in Great Britain with three million regular users. That raised a number of important policy questions. They wanted to maximize the potential benefits, to give every smoker the best chance of quitting but also minimize any risks.”

Public Health England report arrived after a few weeks of released report by the U.S. National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine. It also noted that the findings do not follow the consideration that e-cigarettes can be a gateway for tobacco smoking in the youth. Analyzing data of numerous scientific researches, the report shows that e-cigarettes are more likely to less injurious to health than regular tobacco smoking.

Newton added that, “Our new review reinforces the finding that vaping is a fraction of the risk of smoking, at least 95 percent less harmful, and of negligible risk to bystanders. It would be tragic if thousands of smokers who could quit with the help of an e-cigarette are being put off due to false fears about their safety.”