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Looked at as a viable alternative, e-cigarettes still pose danger


16 Apr, 2015 | by Ion Gireada | 1 comment
Using an e-cigarette as an alternative to smoking is quickly becoming popular among those trying to fight nicotine addiction, but recent research suggests the practice is more harmful than initially thought. Researchers sent a stern warning regarding the flavorings used in e-cigarettes as they contain high levels of dangerous chemicals.…

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Insufficient evidence supports e-cigarettes as alternative to smoking


26 Mar, 2015 | by Ion Gireada | 1 comment
There is not enough evidence to know whether electronic cigarettes help smokers quit or whether they are harmful, according to Australia’s expert health research body. The National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) issued the statement in response to the rising prevalence of e-cigarette use in Australia. Electronic cigarettes are…

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Formaldehyde in e-cigarettes increase cancer risk


27 Jan, 2015 | by Ion Gireada | 3 comments
Electronic cigarettes increase exposure to formaldehyde, and raise concerns in the medical community, a new study found. It takes about 10 puffs from an e-cigarette under particular conditions to lead to an increased exposure to formaldehyde reaching 2.5 times as much as smocking a tobacco cigarette. Formaldehyde is the chemical…

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New law may pose taxes on e-cigarettes


5 Jan, 2015 | by Daniel Tomas | 0 comments
The state of Indiana is considering a new policy that would tax electronic cigarette products similar to regular tobacco product. The proposal is sponsored by State Rep. Ed Clere, R-New Albany. Clere says this bill will protect the youth in Indiana from getting addicted to nicotine. If the new bill…

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e-Cigarette company defeats EU regulation


6 Oct, 2014 | by Ion Gireada | 3 comments
Totally Wicked, a company based in Blackburn, received the right to challenge the EU Tobacco Products Directive (TPD), due for enforcement in 2016. According to this directive, e-cigarettes would fall into the category of “tobacco-related products”, even though they contain none of it. During the heading in London, Mr. Justice…