RIVM says e-cigarettes are dangerous

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RIVM, a public health institute in Netherlands, said that electronic cigarettes or e-cigarettes are addictive and dangerous just like ordinary cigarettes, AD newspaper reports.

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The institute rejected claims that e-cigarettes are less harmful than ordinary cigarettes.

RIVM said that e-cigarettes also are addictive and contain noxious substances, the paper said.

E-cigarettes can cause mouth and throat irritations and nausea.