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News tag: e-cigarettes


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…


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…


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…


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…