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E-Cigarettes in the News After FDA Gets Control Over Tobacco

by Rajashri on  June 13, 2009 at 9:00 PM Lifestyle News   - G J E 4
 E-Cigarettes in the News After FDA Gets Control Over Tobacco
Electronic Cigarettes have made big news in the US after the Senate handed tobacco control to the Food and Drug Administration. These battery-operated fake cigarettes are not approved by the FDA but are thought to be a good way to kick the habit and help chronic smokers.
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InLife a company which makes the e-cigarettes says the product does not have any known cancer causing agents and there is no lingering smell or secondhand smoke to worry about. any known cancer causing agents and there is no lingering smell or secondhand smoke to worry about.

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However the FDA has stooped 17 shipments of these cigarettes, which arrived from China "Clearly, the mode of action here is the drug," Karen Riley, an FDA spokeswoman told The Columbus Dispatch. "Its nicotine, it's addictive, and we have some real concerns about that."

The American Cancer Society says that these cigarettes may not be safe as even small amount of flavorings may not be compatible with lungs.



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Clearly, there are double standards for tobacco cigarettes and ecigs. Why don't we stop the sale of regular cigarettes until the FDA has proven them to be safe?

We know a lot about tobacco cigarettes: they are not good for your health and contain thousands of toxins.

Electronic cigarettes are certainly a better alternative with many great benefits ranging from cost savings, to odor less, to no butts littering our country!

Electronic cigarettes offer a way to quit smoking: e-smokers can smoke electronic cigarettes with zero nicotine cartridges while applying nicotine patches. That way you separate addiction and habit.
If you want to join us on this quit smoking journey then please share your experience with everyone:

KenZag Saturday, June 13, 2009

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