PGH anti-vaping flyers slammed

Flyers being distributed in school campuses by the Philippine General Hospital (PGH) Smoking Cessation Clinic are filled with half-truths and inaccurate information about “vapes” or electronic cigarettes (e-cigs).
Without citing any references, the flyers claim that studies have failed to “show that using vapes does not result to higher rates of quitting or reducing the use of tobacco.”


This unsubstantiated claim is debunked by the findings of two independent and respected groups of public health experts.
A report released in April 2016 by the Royal College of Physicians, the leading professional membership body for physicians in the UK and internationally, concluded that e-cigarettes are likely to be beneficial to UK public health and smokers can therefore be reassured and encouraged to use them.

Read more: http://www.tribune.net.ph/business/pgh-anti-vaping-flyers-slammed

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