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Vapegoating E-Cigarettes

A study published last year found that if you lie to people on Twitter, some of them will believe you. The researchers showed 2,400 smokers some tweets about vaping, most of which were categorically untrue, and found that those who were exposed to misinformation were more likely to have a poorer understanding of the risks of e-cigarettes than those who were exposed to accurate information. No matter what messages they were shown, more than 60 per cent of the participants wrongly believed that e-cigarettes contain tar, and (...)

August 21, 2023 by