The Real Dangers Of Liquid Nicotine

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Robert Glatter, MD is an emergency physician on staff at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York City, where he has practiced for the past 10 years. He has a keen interest in medical technology and public health education and he recently published an article called The Real Dangers of Liquid Nicotine.  In … Continue reading

5 Sketchy Things We Still Don’t Know About E-Cigarettes

5 Sketchy Things About E-Cigarettes

Written by Alexandra Sifferlin (@acsifferlin) – TIME / TIME Health See original article here The FDA has cracked down on e-cigs by asserting its regulatory power and proposing a ban on sales to minors On Thursday, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) flexed its regulatory muscles and extended its authority … Continue reading

FDA Proposes First Regulations For E-Cigarettes

FDA Regulations For E-Cigarettes

Written by Michael Felberbaum – AP Tobacco Writer See original article here WASHINGTON (AP) — The federal government wants to ban sales of electronic cigarettes to minors and require approval for new products and health warning labels under regulations being proposed by the Food and Drug Administration. While the proposal … Continue reading

E-Cigarette Poisonings Skyrocket, Mostly in Kids

E-Cigarette Poisonings Skyrocket

Written by Jonel Aleccia – NBC News See original article here Calls to U.S. poison control centers about people sickened by e-cigarettes containing liquid nicotine have soared in the past four years, climbing from just one a month in 2010 to at least 215 per month this year, federal health officials said … Continue reading

‘E-liquids’ in E-cigarettes Are Powerful and Lethal

Liquid Stimulant In E-Cigarettes

Written by  Zachary Stieber – Epoch Times See original article here Liquid Nicotine Teaspoon: ‘E-liquids’ in E-cigarettes Are Powerful and Lethal Liquid nicotine is so lethal even a teaspoon of the liquid can kill a person. Tiny amounts, whether ingested or absorbed through the skin, cause vomiting and seizures. E-liquids are … Continue reading

E-Cigarette Liquid Nicotine Poses Poison Risk

E-Cigarette Liquid

Written by Robin Young – Here & Now See original article here As e-cigarettes become more widespread, the nicotine liquid used to fill e-cigarettes has been found to be potentially dangerous. Liquid nicotine is a neurotoxin and small amounts – whether ingested or absorbed through the skin – can be lethal. … Continue reading

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