High levels of toxin found in some e-cigarettes

High levels of cancer-causing toxins have been found in some brands of E-cigarettes. Health experts in Japan discovered high levels of chemicals including formaldehyde and acetaldehyde in the vapour produced by several types of e-cigarette liquid. The latest findings will come as a blow to those in favour of the electronic devices, heralded as safer than regular cigarettes. The devices, which are becoming increasingly popular around the world, particularly among young people, function by heating flavoured liquid, which often contains nicotine, into a vapour that is inhaled, much like traditional cigarettes but without the smoke.
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