Rising concern over students vaping in UAE

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A number of schools in the UAE have sent out circulars following concerns over the use of e-cigarettes.

It's been described as an "epidemic" by academic officials who say manufacturers mainly target young people who perceive the habit to be "trendy".

Sarah is a concerned parent. She tells us who she thinks should be held responsible for its popularity among students.

Despite popular belief, vaping is not a safer alternative to smoking.

Dr. Hassan Razein, Specialist for Respiratory Medicine at Zulekha Hospital Dubai, tells us more.

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