MP's want rules on E-cigarettes to relax

MP's want rules on E-cigarettes to relax

We're all aware of how harmful smoking cigarettes can be for your health, with many claiming a better alternative to smoking tobacco are e-ciggarettes or vaping. However, although vaping is much less harmful to our bodies, health professionals are still unsure as to how harmful e-ciggarettes can be in the long run. 

Now, a group of MP's have claimed vaping could be the answer to helping more smokers quit, claiming that e-cigarettes are often overlooked by the NHS as a tool to stop people smoking. Amongst their report, the science and technology MP's also called for a debate on whether vaping should be allowed on public transport and in public places. 


2.9 million people currently use e-cigarettes with 470,000 using them to try and stop smoking real cigarettes and many MP's agree they're a great aid for helping smokers to stop. Norman Lamb, chairman of the committee, said: "Current policy and regulations do not sufficiently reflect this and businesses, transport providers and public places should stop viewing conventional and e-cigarettes as one and the same.