Heat-not-burn tobacco ‘is a health risk’

Source: BBC News

“Heat-not-burn” tobacco products are harmful to health even though they are safer than regular cigarettes, say UK experts.

The advisory panel to the government said the devices produce “a number of compounds of concern”, including some that can cause cancer.

Manufacturers say their products are aimed at smokers who want the “taste of tobacco with no smoke and less smell”.

The panel was concerned that young non-smokers might start using the products.

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