In the press: Fears that e-cigarettes are gateway drug as vaping outstrips puffing

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Twice as many young teenagers are using e-cigarettes than conventional cigarettes – and a significant proportion of them are getting their first taste of nicotine from “vaping” rather than smoking, a study has found. The findings have raised concerns among some experts that e-cigarettes, widely viewed as harmless to health, could be introducing children to the risk of nicotine addiction at an early age and so act as a “gateway” to smoking. Read full article

Steve Connor. (Friday 13 February 2015) Fears that e-cigarettes are gateway drug as vaping outstrips puffing [online newspaper]. Retrieved from http://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/health-and-families/health-news/fears-that-ecigarettes-are-gateway-drug-as-vaping-outstrips-puffing-10045599.html

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