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Every year 6 million cigarette smokers die, according to the World Health organization. So, could a huge rise in sales of a little metal tube help fend off what the organization calls 'one of the biggest health threats the world has ever seen'? Michael Millar investigates the growing trend for giving up smoking - and taking up 'vaping'.

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