Are e-cigs and vaping the safer option?

First@Five 15/11/2017

Recent decisions by Government has seen it take a ‘less harmful than smoking tobacco’ approach on the regulation of e-cigarettes and nicotine-delivery products.

Letitia O’Dwyer, Chief Executive of the Asthma and Respiratory Foundation NZ (ARFNZ) says "As far as we’re aware, there is no good evidence demonstrating that using e-cigarettes will reduce the incidence of smoking normal tobacco cigarettes."

ARFNZ voiced its position statement at a Ministry of Health meeting on 7 November 2017, discussing the update on proposed regulations for e-cigarettes and nicotine-delivery products, James talks with  Chief Executive of ARFNZ Letitia O’Dwyer.

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