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World Health Organisation warning over E-cigarette toxins

The World Health Organisation has told ITV's Tonight that more research is needed into the toxins consumed by those using electronic cigarettes. Manufacturers say there also needs to be more regulation of the industry.

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Tobacco firm: E-cigarettes 'substantially safer'

British Armerican Tobacco spokesman Kingsley Wheaton told ITV's Tonight that his firm believes electronic cigarettes are "substantially safer" than conventional cigarettes.

"We believe that as they are they are today - and we believe there are various parts of the scientific community who would agree with us - they provide a substantially safer alternative to smoking a traditional cigarette," he said in a conversation with ITV News Consumer Editor Chris Choi.

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