Vaping—Seeking Clarity in a Time of Uncertainty

19:00 EST 6 Nov 2019 | JAMA

This Viewpoint attempts to provide public health context to the 2019 emergence of e-cigarette, or vaping, product use–associated lung injury (EVALI), emphasizing that EVALI is likely caused by vaping exposure to THC-containing products and is a public health risk far less than that of smoking combustible tobacco, and suggesting ways physicians might use awareness of the phenomenon to counsel patients about the risks of smoking electronic and traditional cigarettes.

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