Vaping liquids exposing Aussie users to toxins, researchers warn

More studies are needed to improve public health policy around e-cigarettes, they say

Vaping liquids sold in Australia contain at least one toxic chemical, with menthol-flavoured e-liquids exposing young people to carcinogens, researchers warn.


Australia is lagging behind other countries in research and policy-making to reduce risks associated with vaping, the US researchers say in an editorial in the Medical Journal of Australia.

They were commenting on a chemical analysis of 65 e-cigarette liquids sold in Australia that found all contained one or more potentially harmful chemicals,