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Chris Jackson investigates the ingredients of e-cigarettes. And Cain Scrimgeour discovers a sparrowhawk nesting yards from a main road in his celebration of urban wastelands.

Chris Jackson goes into the lab to find out exactly what's in e-cigarettes - with some shocking results. BBC Radio Newcastle's Charlie Charlton gives up sugar for the summer and asks just how bad is the white stuff for you? Award-winning film-maker Cain Scrimgeour celebrates urban wastelands - and finds a sparrowhawk nesting yards from the main road.

29 minutes

Last on

Mon 1 Sep 2014 19:30

Are e-cigarettes safe?

Are e-cigarettes safe?

Inside Out goes to the lab to investigate what is in e-cigarettes while unwrapping the arguments surrounding them.


Are they beneficial in areas like the north-east of England, where smoking rates are higher than anywhere else in the country, or are they harmful?


Watch the video feature on the BBC website.


Read the full news story on BBC News.


Read Chris Jackson's correspondent blog post.


Role Contributor
Presenter Chris Jackson
Reporter Charlie Charlton
Reporter Cain Scrimgeour
Editor Maggie Latham


  • Mon 1 Sep 2014 19:30