Benefits of e-cigarettes debated

Health experts meeting in London discuss whether e-cigarettes are a useful method to get people to stop smoking.

    For smokers looking to abandon the habit, e-cigarettes are becoming increasingly popular. But they may still present a health risk.

    The devices simulate smoking, by vapourising a nicotine-laced liquid.

    At a conference in the British capital, health experts and scientists are discussing the merits and potential risks.
     
    Al Jazeera's Sonia Gallego reports from London.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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