The number of people that equate the risks of e-cigarettes nicotine delivery system with that of traditional cigarette combustion proves once again that people will believe anything if we see or hear it on the news or know someone who did. Why is this misinformation being put out there with governments knee-jerking into action? Because kids are using them? Um, they were smoking already and probably are smart enough to know that if they’re gonna use, use the safest. But more importantly, the electronic cigarette industry has been gung-ho for years on some good regulations that will keep it out of the hands of kids and let the adults have their nicotine if they bloody well want it.
Here’s a cut and paste of a research paper I believe was compiled in April 2014. With apologees to author, I’ll give the link to the full study below.