From: Prof. Carl V. Phillips, MPP PhD, is currently an Associate Professor at the University of Alberta School of Public Health in regards to e-cigarettes

posted Oct 23 2013 10:12 AM

“I think there's absolutely no doubt that it is a safer alternative to regular cigarettes. Now safe, that's a word that implies there is absolutely no health risk from something, and that doesn't really apply to anything. But our estimate is that it is probably in the order of 99 percent less harmful than smoking…”