Smokeless cigarettes not as harmless as claimed, study says

Smokeless cigarettes not as harmless as claimed, study says
 

The new “heat not burn” smokeless cigarette devices are not as harmless as their manufacturer claims, according to a new study.
iQOS – which stands for “I quit ordinary smoking” – is made by Philip Morris International, best known as the manufacturer of Marlboro cigarettes. PMI, the biggest tobacco company in the world, says its future is “smoke-free”, and it is investing in heated tobacco products, such as iQOS, and e-cigarettes, both of which it says are safer options.
iQOS devices are not yet available in UK shops but have taken off dramatically in Japan, where they are said to have... read more

 
14 March 2018 in Science &Technology, Views: 44
Source: Guardian
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