Regulators point to the potential long-term dangers of inhaling vaporized nicotine and other chemicals. Matthew Myers, president of the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids, a Washington, D.C., advocacy organization, is skeptical that e-cigarettes hold benefits. If these products are truly aimed at middle-aged adults to give them an alternative to smoking tobacco, the ads would look very different, he said. So would many of the products, said D.J.
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The World Health Organization advises against E-cigarettes
There are no scientifically proven instructions for using ENDS as replacements or to quit smoking. The implied health benefits associated with these claims are unsubstantiated or may be based on inaccurate or misleading information. Based on this information, the WHO concludes that consumers should be strongly advised not to use any of these products, including electronic cigarettes. Electronic cigarettes or ENDS (electronic nicotine delivery systems) are devices whose function is to vaporize and deliver to the lungs of the user a chemical mixture typically composed of nicotine, propylene glycol and other chemicals, although some products claim to contain no nicotine.
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Electronic Cigarette Uk Supplier Says Policy Must Be Changed
They burst 2,000 black balloons representing the number of lives they believe could be saved daily if policy makers back the use of e-cigarettes. Collectively the e-cig community has spoken out under the campaign Smoke without fire. Those gathered at the protest ranged from ex-smokers now vapours to owners of SMEs (small to medium size enterprises) whose livelihoods depend on e-cigarettes. President of the Electronic Cigarette Industry Trade Association Katherine Devlin said The UK e-cigarette market should be allowed to grow organically in a responsible way.
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