Additive-free cigarettes may pack more toxic punch
Results showed that two minutes after smoking the unfiltered, additive-free American Spirit cigarette or either type of bidi, participants’ plasma nicotine levels were significantly higher than when they smoked their own cigarettes. The high nicotine ...
Cigarette Sin-Tax Hike Could Boost Black Markets
“Increasing the cost of cigarettes has been shown to be the most direct and ... from taking up a costly and dangerous habit," said Marsha Ramos, chairwoman of the American Lung Association in California, in a statement. But many economists note that ...
E-Cigarettes: A $1.5 Billion Industry Braces for FDA Regulation
which looked like the white part of a traditional cigarette, and then connect it to the nicotine cartridge, which looked like a filter. After I’d put it together, I had something surprisingly close to one of the cigarettes I used to smoke. The ...
19 harmful chemicals in e-cigarettes
"There is no clear evidence that e-cigarettes help with smoking cessation and the lack of FDA regulation has led to the use of at least 19 harmful chemicals in the devices, some that are cancer-causing carcinogens." The e-cigarettes contain nicotine ...
Electronic cigarette causes huge explosion at family home after being plugged into the wrong charger
While e-cigarettes can be susceptible to overheating due to the type of battery they contain, Hampshire’s Trading Standards have stressed the importance of using the right charger for all devices and raise awareness of the dangers of cheap alternatives.