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In The Press

Alex Hearn, a student entrepreneur, drew up a patent after suffering the effects of passive smoking

As more smokers quit, tobacco giants are piling into electronic cigarettes aimed at supplying a guilt-free kick

(Tom Kelley)

New substitutes deliver a hit of nicotine and mimic the sensation but without the lethal effects,

It has been the dream of health campaigners and nicotine addicts for 50 years: a "safe" cigarette that satisfies the cravings of smokers without the lethal side-effects.