Vaping to quit smoking questioned following outbreak of lung injury.

Vaping to quit smoking questioned following outbreak of lung injury.


, SAYS THOSE POINTING THE FINGER
ARE SPREADING MISINFORMATION. BILL THE OWNER OF A LOCAL VAPE
: SHOP SAYS VAPING IS SAFER THAN
SMOKING, AND MOST OF HIS
CUSTOMERS ARE FORMER SMOKERS. A LOCAL PHYSICIAN SAYS VAPING
MAY NOT BE THE BEST OR SAFEST
WAY TO QUIT SMOKIN
THE RECENT OUTBREAK OF LUNG
INJURY ASSOCIATED WITH VAPING
HAS SOME DOCTORS QUESTIONING WHETHER DELIVERING NICOTINE
ELECTRONICALLY IS SAFER THAN
CIGARETTES.>>THE PREMISE WAS THAT VAPING
NICOTINE WAS AN EFFECTIVE WAY TO
QUIT CONVENTIONAL TOBACCO, AND
IT WAS LESS HARMFUL. WHAT WE ARE SEEING WITH THIS
EPIDEMIC, WE ARE NOT SURE
ANYMORE ABOUT THAT HYPOTHESIS OR
THAT THEORY. BILL: BEFORE THE RECENT
OUTBREAK, RESEARCHERS AT JOHNS
HOPKINS CAME UP WITH A LIST OF
FIVE FACTS YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT
VAPING. IF LESS HARMFUL THAN CIGARETTES,
BUT STILL BAD FOR YOUR HEALTH. IT IS JUST AS ADDICTIVE. IT’S NOT THE BEST WAY TO QUIT
SMOKING, AND A NEW GENERATION IS
GETTING HOOKED ON NICOTINE.>>WE ARE NOT SAYING ELECTRONICS
ARE 100 PERCENT SAFE. WE ARE SAYING THEY ARE 95% SAFER
THAN COMBUSTIBLE CIGARETTES. THEY ARE AN ALTERNATIVE. BILL: RON PEEPLES, OWNER OF A
VAPE SHOP IN DOWNTOWN BLAMES
, RECENT HEALTH PROBLEMS
ASSOCIATED WITH VAPING ON
PRODUCTS CONTAINING THC, THE
INGRIDIENT IN MARIJUANA THAT GETS USERS HIGH. WARNINGS FROM THE CDC AND THE
DANGERS OF THC PRODUCTS. BUT PEEPLES BLAMES HEALTH
OFFICIALS, THE MEDIA, AND EVEN
THE PRESIDENT.>>DON’T VAPE. WE DON’T LIKE VAPING. BILL: FOR MISLEADING THE PUBLIC
ABOUT THE DANGERS OF VAPING. HE CALLS VAPING A LIFE SAVING
PRODUCT BECAUSE SO MANY PEOPLE
DIE EACH YEAR FROM SMOKING
TRADITIONAL CIGARETTES. IS IT POSSIBLE WE DON’T KNOW, OF
— WE DON’T KNOW EVERYTHING WE
NEED TO KNOW ABOUT VAPING?>>>>IT WOULD BE FOOLISH FOR ME
NOT TO THINK THAT. OF COURSE. BILL: BESIDES RUNNING A VAPE
SHOP, PEEPLES MANUFACTURES
NICOTINE LIQUID, COMMONLY
REFERRED TO AS JUICE, A WATER
BASED PRODUCT THAT COMES IN AN
ASSORTMENT OF FLAVORS.>>I LIKE TO VAPE. I LIKE NICOTINE JUST LIKE I LIKE
CAFFEINE. BILL: BOTH THE CDC AND DOCTOR
RAMASWAMY URGE THE PUBLIC TO
REFRAIN FROM VAPING, ESPECIALLY
PRODUCTS CONTAINING THC, UNTIL
INVESTIGATORS DISCOVER THE CAUSE
OF THE OUTBREAK. SO FAR NO SINGLE PRODUCT OR
SUBSTANCE HAS BEEN LINKED TO ALL
OF THE LUNG INJURY C

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