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A doctor who carried out a study on the effects of electronic cigarettes on heart has spoken in depth on electronic cigarettes in an interview with researcher Paul Bergen.

In a wide ranging interview the doctor claimed that most if not all studies conducted on e-cigarettes have been favourable.

The doctor emphasised that the safety of e-cigarettes need to compared to that of cigarettes, and emphasised that non smokers should not use e-cigarettes, stating:

“There might be a very small risk from electronic cigarettes, very much less than risk from smoking, but why should non-smokers face that risk? ”

The scientist admitted that the best possible alternative for a smoker is to stop smoking. However, he also pointed out that:

“These studies are about smokers who cannot quit with available methods. Unfortunately, they are the vast majority.”

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