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Royal College of Physicians (UK) Endorses Vaping As Harm-Reducing Alternative To Smoking

By C. Bosco May 2, 2016 4554 Views No comments

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This is a reblog from author, Jacob Sullum. Original article: http://bit.ly/1WD9HlC

In 1962, two years before U.S. Surgeon General Luther Terry released his famous report on the health hazards of smoking, the Royal College of Physicians (RCP) covered the same subject in a report that went further than Terry's, linking cigarettes to cardiovascular disease as well as lung cancer and chronic bronchitis. Last Thursday the RCP issued another landmark report that should inspire imitation in the United States, endorsing e-cigarettes as a harm-reducing alternative to the combustible, tobacco-containing kind.