Peter Hajek

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Prof Peter Hajek: ‘Concerns were expressed that e-cigarettes could be as addictive as conventional cigarettes, but this was not the case.’ Photograph: iStock

Two-thirds of people who try a cigarette go on to become daily smokers, a new study has found. Researchers found 69 per cent of people who had ever t(...)

NHS Dumfries and Galloway has been advised to treat e-cigarettes  “like any other nicotine product”. Photograph: Yui Mok/PA

E-cigarettes are to be banned from nearly all of Scotland’s hospitals, including all of their grounds, by April, in a move that has been criticised b(...)

An electronic cigarette.  Photograph:Getty Images

Electronic cigarettes offer “the best hope ever” of eliminating harmful smoking, according to a London-based psychologist who specialises in to(...)