so that smokers can make informed decisions," he stressed, adding that there is a large variability of e-cigarette
devices with different characteristics that would suit individual needs of smokers.
Rahman's laboratory also recently reported in the journal Environmental Pollution that toxic metals and oxidants from e-cigarettes
raise safety concerns as well as potential pollution hazards from second-hand exposures and disposal of e-cigarette
A scientist at the VA San Diego Healthcare System exposed Staphylococcus aureus to e-cigarette
vapors and found that these pneumonia-causing antibiotic resistant bacteria proved harder to kill using a germ-killing protein, a natural antibiotic produced in the human body.
Electronic cigarettes that contain nicotine are more effective than e-cigarettes
without nicotine in helping smokers quit, and smokers attempting to quit are able to achieve a 50% or greater reduction in smoking with the use of e-cigarettes
industry in China has developed differently from other industries, like toys, apparel and smartphones, where global brands outsource their manufacturing here but monitor and enforce quality control standards.
David Newns, Nerudia chief executive, said: ""Our new facility will offer the expanding market a fully-outsourced, best-inclass nicotine product manufacturing service providing e-liquids and capsule filling, enabling e-cigarette
companies to focus on their sales and marketing in this rapidly growing sector.
All the incidents review by the USFA involved "vape pens" or "twists," which look a lot more like traditional cigarettes and are intended to be recharged using a USB port built into the e-cigarette
and a power adapter supplied with the device.
Ash is concerned that VIP's ads sexualise and glamorise e-cigarette
use and don't make clear these products are for smokers.
sales soared from PS44million in 2012 to PS193million in 2013.
Data are scarce, but one top tobacco analyst estimated that e-cigarette
sales in the United States topped $1.
An appropriate Government body must restrict e-cigarette
advertising, promotion and sponsorship, to ensure that it does not target youth and non-smokers.
1]], was a major milestone not only for e-cigarette
brands, but for smokers, too.