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Stop-smoking

31 March 2009

We try the e-cigarette

The talk of every smoking room is the new electronic cigarette. This device looks like the real thing, emits puffs of white smoke, and the tip even lights up when you suck on it.

The talk of every smoking room is the new electronic cigarette, or e-cigarette. This device looks just like the real thing, emits what look like puffs of white smoke, and the tip even lights up when you suck on it.

The greatest criticism of the e-cigarette is the fact that it has not been scientifically proven to be safe. The World Health Organisation released a statement in September last year warning that there was no evidence to back up contentions that e-cigarettes are a safe substitute for smoking or a way to help smokers quit.

 

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