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E-cigarette use 'can start children smoking for real by tempting them to try nicotine' claims new study


April 9, 2017

Mirror - E-cigarettes could be a "gateway" to smoking among children, a new study has claimed.

E-cigarettes contain a liquid form of nicotine that is heated into vapour to be inhaled, avoiding the harm caused by tobacco smoke.

But a study on mice at Texas Tech University, found that exposure to the chemicals in the gadgets increased the risk of blood clots.

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