The vaping debate | HEALTH EXPERT: E-cigarettes pose threat to ‘susceptible’ young

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Australia’s gains in stopping young people smoking could be undone by e-cigarettes, a public health expert warns. “If manufacturers of e-cigarettes are wrong about the harmless nature of the small amounts of nicotine in their products, millions of young people may be susceptible,” says Simon Chapman, of the University of Sydney. Writing in the Medical Journal of Australia, Professor Chapman says the tobacco industry knew “how essential new cohorts of young smokers are to its very survival as an industry, today an ever-diminishing 12.8 percent of Australians aged 14 years and over smoke on a daily basis,” he wrote. Read full article

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NINE MSN (18 May 2015) E-cigarettes pose threat to ‘susceptible’ young Aussies: expert [News]. Retrieved from http://tinyurl.com/nuxvk33

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