[LISTEN] Teens who use e-cigarettes more likely to start smoking tobacco - study
National Council Against Smoking executive director Savera Kalideen says the reduced amount of nicotine in e-cigarettes does not mean they are harmless.
CAPE TOWN - E-cigarettes could soon be regulated under existing legislation in South Africa.
At least 500,000 people have started using e-cigarettes in South Africa and the number is rapidly increasing.
Concerns have also been raised about teens' usage following a recent US study. The study indicates that teenagers who use e-cigarettes are twice as likely to start smoking tobacco.
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