Are e-cigarettes safer than smoking?

Hear the shocking facts and decide for yourself.

Norton Cancer Institute is participating in the Great American Smokeout on Nov. 17, 2016. We spoke with Joseph Flynn, D.O., executive director and physician-in-chief, Norton Cancer Institute, about the development of e-cigarettes and the myths about them being a safe alternative to smoking.

An e-cigarette is a battery-powered device that contains a cartridge filled with nicotine and other chemicals. It is not a tobacco product but a nicotine delivery system. E-cigarettes are marketed as an alternative to smoking but still contain known cancer-causing and toxic chemicals.

Kentucky ranks No. 1 in lung cancer deaths. Let’s do something about these staggering facts. Dr. Flynn offers advice on how to make a plan to quit smoking.


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