- Electronic cigarettes will be classified as "medicines" under new proposals to tighten up the regulation of the products
- It is estimated that 1.3 million people across the UK use the product, which leaves users inhaling a mist of nicotine instead of smoke
- The Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency will regulate e-cigarettes so there is a consistent amount of nicotine in all licensed products sold over the counter
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