Are e-cigarettes making smoking cool again?

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Are e-cigarettes making smoking cool again?
21st May 2014

Smokers trying to kick the habit are more likely to succeed if they switch to e-cigarettes. 

Scientists said yesterday the electronic alternatives could play important role in reducing smoking rates and cutting tobacco-related illnesses. 

Scientists from the University College London's epidemiology and public health department lead the study of almost 6,000 smokers over five years. 

But e-cigarettes have left public health opinion split over whether they encourage replacing one bad habit with another. 

Concerns have also been raised over the risk of ‘gaping’ re-normalising smoking. 

Dr Ralph Rogers explains more. 

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