The Chartered Institute of Environmental Health (CIEH) has issued a health warning against opening up a debate to allow vaping in the workplace, after MPs included the recommendation in a new report.

In their report, E-cigarettes, MPs from the House of Commons Science and Technology Committee wrote: “Although e-cigarettes are significantly less harmful than conventional cigarettes, and are helping people to stop smoking, they are generally prohibited in closed spaces including workplaces, restaurants and on public transport.

“Vapers are typically shown to outside ‘smoking areas’ to vape next to a conventional smoker, which could be counter-productive for those attempting to stay away from cigarettes while trying to quit smoking.


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