Electronic cigarettes (or e-cigarettes) are marketed as a safer alternative to smoking, but US researchers recently evaluated the safety of five e-cigarette brands and gave them all the red light.
The products release a nicotine vapor into the lungs and are sold as a means to help smokers quit their habit. Researchers at the University of California, Riverside, tested five brands and “found design flaws, lack of adequate labeling, and several concerns about quality control and health issues,” according to a December 3 press release. The results of the study were published in the December issue of the journal Tobacco Control.
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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) cannot control electronic cigarettes as if they were a drug, the U.S. Court of Appeals ruled yesterday, Bloomberg reports. The agency lost its appeal after the appeals court upheld a lower court ruling on the matter.
The court case reiterates that the FDA has the authority to control e-cigarettes only as tobacco products. Electronic cigarette companies, including Sottera (NJoy brand) argued in their lawsuit that e-cigs are not drugs, merely a form of tobacco.
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Electronic cigarettes and e-liquid are proving hugely popular this Christmas as the Totally Wicked E-Liquid Yo-Yo Promo is proving. Launched on November 30th, the company is reporting that the first 5 days have already seen more than 6000 orders. Demand for e cigarette bargains has been so high, that the servers for the website have had to have bandwidth and capacity increased to cope with the volume of traffic.
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They’re a popular option for people trying to quit smoking or cut down…Electronic cigarettes. It’s a way for smokers to get their nicotine fix without breaking the law.
In Iowa you can smoke indoors…As long as you are using an electronic cigarette.
“Bar owners, or any business owner can allow their patrons, or otherwise to use E cigarettes,” said Brent Saron, from the Iowa Department of Health. Ream more »
Her family did, too.
Three years after her mother’s death, Sue Fochler of Altoona is reaching out to help raise awareness about the harmful effects of smoking.
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Electronic cigarettes offer consumers to switch over from traditional cigarettes to an e cigarette or commonly known as the Electronic Cigarette. Our electronic cigarettes (or e-cigarettes) taste and feel just like tobacco cigarettes yet are completely smoke and tar free. They also come in a variety of nicotine levels from 0-16mg. The “smoking” sensation you’ll experience is just like that of a real cigarette, but without all the adverse side effects. Ream more »
Early deals on holiday presents usually start on Black Friday, the day after Thanksgiving. One website is offering their deals early. www.E-CigaretteDirect.com announces their Black Friday sales starting NOW…much earlier than other websites.
“All our electronic cigarette products are discounted deeply for the Thanksgiving weekend”, stated Gina King, marketing manager for E-CigaretteDirect. “This is a perfect opportunity to get your smoking loved ones a better alternative to smoking, an electronic cigarette”. Ream more »
Bahrain could eventually outlaw the sale of e-cigarettes, according to a senior health official. They are just as harmful as normal cigarettes, but a ban would only be introduced if a consensus was reached at GCC level, said primary care and public health assistant under-secretary Dr Mariam Al Jalahma. ‘The only difference is that e-cigarettes do not produce smoke,’ she told our sister newspaper Gulf Daily News (GDN) in reaction to reports that e-cigarettes had been banned in the UAE. Read more
Vapor King Electronic Cigarettes is one of the most widely used and celebrated electronic cigarette lines on the market. By using only the highest quality and most cutting-edge technology in the industry, Vapor King’s electronic cigarette has been ranked as the highest in vapor production time and time again. Sister company Amerismoke electronic cigarettes is hands down the leader in e-liquid manufacturing quality and standards, sourcing all ingredients and rigorously testing all of their e-liquid right here in the USA. While both are high performing, top-of-the-line e cigarettes, their specific hardware makes combining the two different brand’s accessories a non-possibility… until now. Ream more »
How mainstream are e-cigarettes these days? Last week this writer found a starter kit advertised for $19.99 at the cash register of his local 7-Eleven in Manhattan’s TriBeCa district. Well, if they’re good enough for Katherine Heigl… The NJOY mini-kit came with an e-cigarette, USB charger and two nicotine cartridges. After letting it charge, ACSH staffers were vaping during ourDispatch meeting this morning. (Yes, really).
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