Selling Poison By The Barrel: Liquid Nicotine

Liquid Stimulant In E-Cigarettes

Written by Matt Richtel – The New York Times See original article here A dangerous new form of a powerful stimulant is hitting markets nationwide, for sale by the vial, the gallon and even the barrel. The drug is nicotine, in its potent, liquid form — extracted from tobacco and tinctured … Continue reading

Not So Fast On E-Cigarettes

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Written by Derrick Z. Jackson – The Boston Globe See original article here ELECTRONIC CIGARETTE use is exploding among adolescents, and the latest evidence indicates this is not good. A study published last week in JAMA Pediatrics found youth e-cigarette users had higher odds of being tobacco smokers, progressing from experimentation to established … Continue reading

Outrage At E-Cigarette Advert During ‘I’m A Celebrity’

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Written by Rob Cooper – Mail Online See original article here ITV came under fire from viewers today for screening an ‘offensive’ e-cigarette advert during I’m A Celebrity which appeared to show a woman talking about oral sex. A woman in a black cocktail dress uttered a series of suggestive phrases in … Continue reading

Are E-Cigarettes A Tobacco Product?

Are E-Cigarettes A Tobacco Product

L.A. regulation called ‘short-sighted.’ Written by Gloria Goodale – Christian Science Monitor See original article here The Los Angeles City Council voted unanimously to prohibit e-cigarettes wherever regular tobacco products are banned. Supporters of the e-cigarette industry say such laws are premature. Do e-cigarettes endanger the health of their users … Continue reading

Kids Suffering Nicotine Poisonings From E-Cigarette Juices

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From the Keep It Sacred National Native Network OGDEN — Emergency room physicians are seeing a rise in the incidences of children experiencing nicotine poisoning from ingested or spilled e-cigarette refills. Janet Smith, director of emergency services at Ogden Regional Medical Center, said the refills are toxic to drink or … Continue reading

Editorial: The E-Cigarette Problem

From the Dallas News – http://www.dallasnews.com/opinion/editorials/20140226-editorial-the-e-cigarette-problem.ece School districts in North Texas and across the country are grappling with a new problem related to the growing popularity of e-cigarettes. Manufacturers are marketing to children with a lineup of nicotine-free, tobacco-less electronic cigarettes that dispense little more than flavored water vapor. Kids like … Continue reading

Anti-smoking Efforts In Ohio Back In Focus

Anti-smoking efforts in Ohio back in focus

Officials redouble efforts to prevent tobacco use from reigniting Written by Misti Crane – The Columbus Dispatch – http://www.dispatch.com/content/stories/local/2014/02/28/back-in-focus.html Elizabeth Pritchard lit her first cigarette in high school out of boredom, a longing for acceptance, rebellion. The usual. She didn’t give any thought to her health. Now, the German Village resident is 25, has … Continue reading