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New report finds that using e-cigarettes triples the chance of a non-smoker taking up cigarettes

Gareth Parker

A new report has found that using e-cigarettes triples the chance of a non-smoker taking up cigarettes and there is insufficient evidence that they actually help smokers quit.

The research led by The Australian National University reviewed the worldwide evidence on e-cigarettes and smoking behaviour, relevant to the Australian context.

Leader researcher Emily Banks told us that 2.3 million Australians still smoke and it is our number 1 cause of premature deaths and disability.

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