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E-cigarettes contain flavouring chemical linked to deadly 'popcorn lung'

E-cigarettes contain flavouring chemical linked to deadly ‘popcorn lung’

Vapers could be at risk of developing the deadly disease ‘popcorn lung’ after Harvard scientists found a toxic chemical in 75 per cent of flavoured electronic cigarettes.

Diacetyl, a chemical which is used as a butter substitute in flavours like Cotton Candy and Cupcake, has been linked to respiratory disease bronchiolitis obliterans.

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