The government agency charged with protecting the nation’s health is under fire for defending e-cigarette flavours.
A leading European expert on tobacco control said that flavours were responsible for luring children into vaping, amid mounting concern over its effects on human health. On Saturday, England’s chief medical officer, Prof Dame Sally Davies, also expressed concern about children using e-cigarettes. In an interview with Civil Service World, she asked: “Is this a ticking time bomb? Will they turn out to have long-term consequences?”