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Praise for new regulations but experts urge caution over long-term use of e-cigarettes

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16 May 2017
Health campaigners have today praised new laws on e-cigarettes, claiming it could signal a significant breakthrough in helping people quit smoking, but share concerns over potentially unknown side effects.
The changes will come into effect in the United Kingdom this Saturday [20 May 2017] and limit the size and strength of e-cigarette tanks, as well as ban certain ingredients, including colourings and caffeine.
E-cigarettes and e-liquids must be registered with the Medicines and Healthcare products regulatory agency before they can be sold. Vape tanks larger than 2ml will no longer be permitted while e-liquid bottles now have a maximum capacity of 10ml. A maximum nicotine strength has also been set at 20mg (2%).
Dr Nigel Carter OBE, CEO of the Oral Health Foundation, a charity working to raise awareness about the importance of good oral health and wellbeing, welcomes the new regulations that will now impact the 2.9 million Brits who use e-cigarettes.
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