Tobacco giant Philip Morris has been accused of “staggering hypocrisy” over its campaign urging smokers to quit.
E-cigarettes should be used more actively to help smokers quit, a study has suggested.
Teenagers’ use of e-cigarettes has reached epidemic levels, US health officials have warned.
E-cigarettes are back in the news after MPs on the Science and Technology Committee (STC) said rules around the devices should be relaxed to help accelerate already declining smoking rates.
The perception that e-cigarettes are safe should be treated with caution, scientists have said as new research suggests vapour could harm lung cells.
Cinnamon-flavoured e-cigarettes may damage the lungs, a study has found.
Action has been taken against north-east retailers after large numbers were found to be selling vaping products to children.
North-east health chiefs are considering lifting a ban on e-cigarettes and vaping on hospital grounds.
Smoke from e-cigarettes damages DNA and can increase the risk of cancer and heart disease, scientists have warned.
Vape shops in Aberdeen have backed a ban on selling the electronic cigarettes to under-18s, starting today.