A report by the Ministry of Health and the autonomous region showed that the consumption of the youngest e-cigarettes has increased, which has an impact on health in the short and long term. The document shows that there is no strong evidence that these devices help to quit smoking.
The Ministry of Health adopts the Public Health Committee of the National Health System Regional Council (CISNS), what Approved a report In a dangerous place Smoking e-cigarette. As highlighted in the documentation, aerosol E-cigarette contains Carcinogen, Assuming that there is a long-term risk for its consumption and exposure.
It also warns of different short-term health effects, such as described as Assessment (Lung damage related to nebulization) In the United States.
In addition, scientific evidence in recent years has questioned this idea based on an article in 2014, which proposed that the risk of e-cigarettes is 80% lower than that of traditional tobacco.
The report emphasized that there is no strong evidence that e-cigarettes can be used as a smoking cessation tool. smokes. Instead, more evidence of the short-term and long-term toxicity of these devices is emerging every day, which may help maintain or activate such devices. Nicotine addiction.
Infographics about e-cigarettes. / Ministry of Health
Growth in consumption among young people
The document collects the results of the latest surveys that show that half of high school students have tried e-cigarettes at some point.Your spending has increasedTeenagers and young people This is because the risk awareness in front of them is very low. Sanidad said: “They are the gateway to addiction to nicotine and smoking.”
Therefore, the report concluded that “progress must be made in regulating such products in order to limit the use of young people and avoid the harmful effects of their advertising and promotion”.
This work has taken into account the latest report of the Scientific Committee on Health, Environment and Emerging Risks (Schell), as well as the positioning and publications of the National Committee on Smoking Prevention (national and European) in different countries and European scientific societies,China National Television), From WHO And information from different health departments and agencies.