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S. Korea Says Electronic Cigarettes Contain 5 Carcinogens

S. Korea Says Electronic Cigarettes Contain 5 Carcinogens

SEOUL, Jun. 7 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s health authorities said Thursday that five “cancer-causing” substances were found in heat-not-burn electronic cigarettes sold in the local market, with the level of tar detected exceeding that of conventional cigarettes. The International Agency for Research on Cancer under the World Health Organization classifies certain substances belonging to [...]

[China Report]  Should E-cigarettes Be Regulated?

[China Report] Should E-cigarettes Be Regulated?

  SEOUL, Korea, April 3 (Korea Bizwire) –As the demand for electronic cigarettes is rapidly on the rise, controversies arise as much as to whether e-cigarettes are really harmless as the marketers say they are. Since 2008 when the first shipment of e-cigarettes arrived in Korea, the importers have insisted that the smokeless cigarettes are an [...]