Children 'choose e-cigs over tobacco'
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'Children favour e-cigs over tobacco'

Children are nearly twice as likely to try e-cigarettes rather than tobacco, Cardiff University research has said.

Children are nearly twice as likely to try e-cigarettes rather than tobacco, Cardiff University research has said.

A paper published in the British Medical Journal questioned 32,479 11-16 year olds about their preferences.

While 18.5% said they might try e-cigarettes, only 10.5% said they might ever smoke tobacco.

Jon Nelsey, from ECigaretteDirect in Swansea, said: "The vaping industry is here to stay and we want to be a reputable retailer. We don't want to be selling to youths."

  • 12 Feb
  • From the section Wales