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Britain and America have been largely in step on regulating tobacco products since the mid-1960s, when they published their first tobacco control laws just months apart from one another. Now, however, a trans-Atlantic split has emerged. After six people died from vaping-related lung diseases in the US, Donald Trump has promised a ban on flavoured e-cigarettes. The UK’s public health chiefs, however, continue to downplay the risks. [...] Martin Dockrell, has said such a ban would be counter-productive since European vaping products are far safer than their US counterparts; [...]