E-cigarettes could hook new generation on nicotine, medical journal warns

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TORONTO – A leading Canadian medical journal is raising concerns that electronic cigarettes could hook a new generation into nicotine addiction.

An editorial in the Canadian Medical Association Journal suggests that with fruit flavoured products and movie star endorsements, e-cigarettes could lure youth who wouldn’t otherwise smoke into a nicotine habit.

The editorial is written by Dr. Matthew Stanbrook, a Toronto-based respirologist and an editor at the journal.

Read more:Candy flavoured tobacco products enticing Canadian students to take up smoking, survey says

He says it may be tempting for society to embrace e-cigarettes based on the assumption that they help some people to quit smoking.

But he warns that some people use e-cigarettes to get a nicotine hit where they are not allowed to smoke and continue to smoke regular cigarettes as well.

In Canada it’s not legal to sell e-cigarettes with nicotine, but vials of nicotine for e-cigarettes…

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