Category: E-cigs

News Society Smoking E-cigarettes: miracle or health risk?

Tweet In 1963, a young Korean war veteran and committed 40-a-day smoker called Herbert A Gilbert from Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania, filed a patent for a product he described as a “smokeless non-tobacco cigarette”. It functioned by gently heating a nicotine solution and producing inhalable steam, thereby “replacing burning tobacco and paper with heated, moist, flavoured air”. As the health risks of tobacco-smoking slowly bega ... Jump to full article >>


Tweet Electronic cigarettes, those hip new cigarettes that blow a thick white vapor rather than smoke, are clearly less harmful than real cigarettes. But that doesn’t mean e-cigarettes are harmless. And until we know something different, that’s how we ought to treat them. Folks who are wary of e-cigarettes — battery-operated nicotine inhalers that do not produce smoke — are going after them on two fronts. This group includes Mayor Rahm Em ... Jump to full article >>

E-Cigarettes May Give Hope To Smokers Looking To Quit

Tweet The first-ever clinical trial of electronic cigarettes has found they may be better than nicotine patches for those trying to kick the habit. Michael Siegel of the Boston University School of Public Health says the findings give hope to those who have tried to quit smoking in the past but failed. Listen to WBZ NewsRadio 1030′s Diane Stern extended interview with Siegel: play “It’s somewhat remarkable to find 13-percent of smokers who ... Jump to full article >>

UNIK Corporation Discusses the Electronic Cigarette.

Tweet UNIK Corporation have found that electronic cigarettes are more popular than ever as smokers turn to these miracle products to get their fix of nicotine without the health risks that are associated with tar and tobacco. The “smoke-like” vapour emitted by an electronic cigarette vaporises within a few seconds, the odour does not linger so your clothes will not smell of tobacco, neither will your car or home! It leaves no visual ... Jump to full article >>

US to regulate electronic cigarettes as tobacco

Tweet RICHMOND — The Food and Drug Administration said yesterday that it plans to regulate smokeless electronic cigarettes as tobacco products and won’t try to regulate them under stricter rules for drug-delivery devices. The federal agency said in a letter to stakeholders that it intends to propose rule changes to treat e-cigarettes the same as traditional cigarettes and other tobacco products. The news is considered a victory for makers an ... Jump to full article >>

Complaints mount against Direct E-Cig smokeless cigarettes

Tweet Their efforts to be healthier hit them in the bank account! The Better Business Bureau warns that complaints are rolling in across the country against Direct E-Cig smokelss cigarettes. This warning just out–and how you can file a complaint: Consumers who tried to take advantage of “free” Internet offers for smokeless cigarettes say they were burned by unexpected charges that totaled $100 or more, the Better Business Bureau (BBB) ... Jump to full article >>

Madison County, Ky., adds e-cigarettes to smoking ban

Tweet RICHMOND, Ky. — Officials in a Central Kentucky county have voted to add electronic cigarettes to its smoking ban. Madison County banned smoking in indoor public places like restaurants, bars and workplaces in 2007. The county’s Board of Health voted 8-1 Wednesday night to include electronic cigarettes, also known as e-cigarettes, in the ban. E-cigarettes are battery-operated devices that heat a liquid nicotine solution in a dispos ... Jump to full article >>

Will The FDA Ban The Dangerous Cannabis E-Cig?

Tweet The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is going to be thinking about if they should bar the selling of a type of cigarette marketed as having the capacity to administer marijuana just about anywhere. A majority of these advertisements are criticized for insinuating the newest electronic cigarette enables you to get high in public without being detected. Having its emphasis on providing doses of cannabis, the FDA claims this kind of electro ... Jump to full article >>

E-cigarettes’ smoke screen

Tweet School districts should broaden bans on tobacco products to include electronic cigarettes. Young people shouldn’t smoke cigarettes or battery-operated nicotine-soaked cartridges. MOUNTING public dialogue about the safety of electronic cigarettes appropriately spurs school districts to broaden bans on tobacco products to prohibit them. The battery-operated devices the size of pens use nicotine-soaked replaceable cartridges to simulate ... Jump to full article >>

WA schools consider banning electronic cigarettes

Tweet VANCOUVER, Wash. — Although people younger than 18 can purchase electronic cigarettes, they are now prohibited from using them at some Washington schools. The Columbian newspaper reports school boards in Battle Ground, Camas and Ridgefield all recently revised their tobacco policies to ban the use of electronic cigarettes at school. Vancouver Public Schools has prohibited tobacco and “tobacco lookalikes” since at least 19 ... Jump to full article >>