There's a lot of conflicting information and increasingly concerning reports about vape pens, so what's the deal?
Vaping is in the news again, after a teenage boy claimed that smoking the e-cigarettes almost 'killed him.'
Over the past year or so, there's been a steady stream of concerning reports about vaping. Earlier this year, a number of cities and states in the US banned or restricted vaping in response to 34 apparent deaths linked to the habit.
Yet, in the UK, there's been no ban and the Department of Health routinely encourages smokers to ease onto vapes on their journey to quitting the habit, deemed preferable to actually smoking tobacco cigarettes.
So, what's the deal with vaping? We've done some research and asked the experts...