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Juul-sponsored study shows secondhand vaping emissions are much less toxic than cigarette smoke

June 14, 2019


E-cigarette leader Juul said new research in a small study shows emissions from vaping devices are significantly less toxic than secondhand smoke from cigarettes.

The study, which is being presented in Poland on Friday, found about 99% less formaldehyde and carbon monoxide in the air exhaled by e-cigarette users than by traditional smokers.

“These products pose substantially less risk when it comes to secondhand emissions than cigarettes,” Dr. Josh Vose, vice president of medical and clinical affairs at Juul, said in an interview. “There are roughly 50,000 people that die every year in the U.S. from exposure to secondhand smoke, and this could potentially help bend that curve.”

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