Booming E-cigarette industry raises questions on safety, regulation

NJOY: The E-Cigarette That Aims To Snuff Out Smoking

The Food and Drug Administration does not currently regulate e-cigarettes, therefore manufactures are not mandated to disclose the ingredients. Most major brands boast a similar list of ingredients: Nictone, water, artificial flavoring, glycerol, and propylene glycol, the ingredient that creates the exhaled imitation smoke. The FDA has consistently promised to propose regulatory guidelines for e-cigarettes and while the organiation declined to speak to CBS News on camera, they issues this statement: “Further research is needed to assess the potential public health benefits and risks of electronic cigarettes and other novel tobacco products.” The research could take years according to Erika Sward, of the American Lung Association “We are very concerned that there is literally no federal oversight of these products.
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That’s why MacRay walked into Vapes of Wrath on a recent afternoon. The shop, near Long Beach City College, is among a crop of e-cig stores in Southern California where “vapers” pick up their supplies for the battery-operated devices, which deliver nicotine, water and flavors to the user. E-cigs can look like the real thing, or, in the case of those sold at Vapes of Wrath, more pipe-like, typically silver, and outfitted to the style of the user, with colorful and ornate tips.
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Growing e-cigarette trend raises safety concerns

AB: The short answer is: yes. Were committed to ending this health epidemic by getting people to no longer need cigarettes. Our mission is to make cigarettes obsolete.
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Popularity of Electronic Cigarettes Has Tobacco Giants Launching New E-Cig Lines, According to Regal Cigs

Celebrities have begun talking about their use of electronic cigarettes openly and have been spotted with their favorite e-cig brands in tow. Big names like Robert Pattinson, Katherine Heigl, Leonardo DiCaprio, and others have sparked interest in the electronic cigarette market. Before seeing these stars with their e-cigs in hand, many of today’s most devoted customers of electronic cigarette manufacturers did not know that these products were even available.
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