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#WHO call for #e-cigarettes use indoors to be banned

E cigarette use is becoming more common. Whilst there can be little doubt that e-cigarettes are likely to be safer than ordinary cigarettes neither are they completely safe.

The World Health Organization is calling for a range of tough regulations restricting the use of e-cigarettes. The WHO recommends banning their indoor use and says sales to children should stop.

The WHO urges manufacturers not to make claims the devices can help people quit smoking – until there is firm evidence to support this.

The report says flavours attractive to children (fruit or candy) should be prohibited alcoholic-drink style flavours should be banned too.


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About Paul Hooper, WCC (575 Articles)
Group Manager: Community Safety and Substance Misuse
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