E-cigarettes have been banned by many of Scotland’s health boards and councils over fears they may be harmful.
The electrical devices mimic real cigarettes and produce a vapour that was thought to be a safe alternative to tobacco.
However, health experts say there’s no proof that they actually help people to stop smoking.Have e-cigarettes helped you to stop smoking? Tell us at email@example.com or phone 01382 575130Worryingly, some cigarettes have been tested by local authority trading standards departments and found to contain toxic chemicals.
In Tuesday’s Courier we’ll be looking at e-cigarettes and asking experts if they would back a ban.