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No proof that e-cigarettes are safe

20th January 2010

A report in the British Medical Journal has warned that there is a worrying lack of safety data on electronic cigarettes.

Despite their growing popularity with the public, two leading Greek researchers say that without more evidence it is impossible to know if such products actually do more harm than good. Some studies have raised safety fears, but retailers argue e-cigarettes – where users can inhale nicotine without tar, tobacco or carbon monoxide - are a healthy alternative to smoking real cigarettes.


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