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A New Area to Fight: Electronic Cigarette [Eurasian J Pulmonol]
Eurasian J Pulmonol. 2015; 17(2): 80-84 | DOI: 10.5152/ejp.2015.65375  

A New Area to Fight: Electronic Cigarette

Şermin Börekçi1, Nazmi Bilir2, Celal Karlıkaya3, Tüsad Tobacco Working Group4
1Department of Chest Diseases, İstanbul University Cerrahpaşa Faculty of Medicine, İstanbul
2Hacettepe University, Institute of Public Health, Ankara
3Clinic of Chest Diseases, Medicalpark Hospital, İstanbul
4Turkish Respiratory Society Tobacco Working Group

Electronic cigarette (e-cigarette) is spreading like an epidemic that threatens the public health. Last one year, e-cigarette use increased by 2 times in both adults and children, and just as the cigarette ads of 1950s and 1960s, e-cigarette ads are taking place in the television, radio, internet, magazines and in the all kinds of advertising media. E-sigara should be recognized as a serious health threat, and should be fought against it. The aim of this review is to show the effects of e-cigarette on health by the scientific evidences.

Keywords: Effects on health, electronic cigarettes, the fight against tobacco

Şermin Börekçi, Nazmi Bilir, Celal Karlıkaya, Tüsad Tobacco Working Group. A New Area to Fight: Electronic Cigarette. Eurasian J Pulmonol. 2015; 17(2): 80-84

Corresponding Author: Şermin Börekçi, Türkiye

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