Vaping – Health harms: evidence briefing

This briefing provides an overview of known health harms caused by vaping and existing research gaps on long-term effects of vaping and health risks for the youngest vapers.


Over the past few years, vaping products have been evolving in design and content of e-liquids. While the addictive and harmful nature of nicotine is well-known, the presence of other ingredients (e.g. propylene glycol, glycerine and flavours) in the liquid solutions has raised safety concerns due to lack of research on the possible negative effects of their inhalation.



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