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What are your thoughts on electronic cigarettes?

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Dr. Christian Mayaud
Hospital-based practice 36 years experience
FLAVOR = HEALTH RISK: Health risk is in the liquid. How much safer are tobacco flavored liquids? Probably some but you are still inhaling tobacco. Non-tobacco flavors are PROBABLY safer but it’s one thing to eat strawberries, it’s quite another to inhale them. We do not know the long-term effects of inhaling strawberries. The safest liquids are flavorless. Experienced "Vapers" make their own liquids to be sure.

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