AMA: Vaping linked to lung cancer

AMA: Vaping linked to lung cancer

11.9.2019

AMA: Vaping linked to lung cancer

This new form of smoking has been directed at nicotine addicts, struggling to give up the habit.

Probe launched after lung illnesses linked to e-cigarette use

But now the American Medical Association (AMA) has issued a warning, urging smokers to stop using e-cigarettes or face the risk of lung cancer.

National Chairperson of the South African Medical Association Angelique Coetzee says there is no evidence showing that the use of e-cigarettes will help users smoke less or quit smoking.

Read more: eNCA

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