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News tag: e-cigarettes


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Counterfeit e-cigarettes see a sharp rise worldwide


20 Feb, 2015 | by Daniel Tomas | 1 comment
 British maker of e-cigarettes, Liberty Flights Ltd. faces a rising problem with counterfeiting. Several markets worldwide are being flooded with imitation versions of e-cigarettes. Sold at prices below normal rates, the cloned products use cheaper materials. “We’ve got a brand, we’re well-known,” said Matthew Moden, founder of Darwen, England-based Liberty…

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Vapors of e-cigarettes linked to repressing immune system


10 Feb, 2015 | by Ion Gireada | 1 comment
Claiming to be safer than regular cigarettes, the electronic cigarettes have registered sales as high as $2 billion per year since 2007, but high sales do not translate into genuine healthy alternative. Thomas Sussan from Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health conducted a study that showed how mice exposed…

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Teen smokers experiment with several tobacco products


9 Feb, 2015 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
Teens who took up smoking have no loyalty to any product, resorting to more products that include e-cigarettes, hookahs and pipes, and smokeless tobacco, a new study found. The RTI International study found that 14.7 percent of middle and high school students have experimented with more tobacco products, and 4.3…

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Technology and smoking shake hands to kill you faster


22 Jan, 2015 | by Ionut Popescu | 12 comments
For those asking for  a pat on the back for switching to the electronic cigarette, new surprises are in store. Latest research shows that puffing on an e-cigarette makes you inhale deadly levels of formaldehydes. According to scientific evidence coming from the University of Oregon and cited by AFP, formaldehydes…