Billion-dollar e-cigarette industry raises safety concerns

UH study raises questions about e-cigarette safety & effectiveness

In 2013, it could triple, reaching nearly $2 billion. Staff Phoenix Business Journal Scottsdale electronic cigarette maker Njoy is in he middle of a controversy about the lack of oversight by the federal government of the products, which contain nicotine. KPHO CBS 5 reports the FDA has said more research is planned. Read More at
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Big Tobacco back on TV with e-cigarette ads

Reynolds. The government banned radio and television ads for cigarettes in 1970. Ads for smokeless tobacco were later banned in 1986. E-cigarettes are smoke-free electronic products that turn nicotine and other chemicals into vapor inhaled by the user. They’ve been pitched as an alternative to tobacco for long-time smokers, and are seen as a promising new revenue stream by some of the country’s largest cigarette producers. “Our marketing is aimed at switching adult smokers permanently to Vuse,” Stephanie Cordisco, president of R.J.
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Vapor, no smoke

EDT Evaps Launches the New Vapor Intelligent e Cigarette PARIS, FRANCE, Jul 01, 2013 (Marketwired via COMTEX) — Evaps. fr now launches the flavored Joyetech electronic cigarettes to satisfy smokers with something unique. Cigarette smoke may not be favorable to everyone around. This e cigarette boutique store has many varieties of e-cigs like eGo T, eCab, C eGo, T 510 and more which have different smoking tastes. 19th April 2013: Evaps Fr., a well known company, now introduced the Joyetech e-cigarette at reasonable cost. It is one of the most popular e-cigarette brands today.
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Evaps Launches the New Vapor Intelligent e Cigarette

Thaddeus Herzog. More than 1,500 smokers from different ethnic backgrounds were surveyed. Researchers found 13% of them turned to electronic smoking devices to try to kick their habit. “We found that people who had used other nicotine replacement therapy that had been approved by the FDA they were two to four times more likely to have tried electronic cigarettes to quick smoking,” said Dr. Pallav Pokhrel. Researchers say the next study will examine how successful people who choose to use e-cigarettes are at quitting and how that compares to other options, like the nicotine patch or nicotine gum.
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