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.
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.
AdvertisementHowever 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.