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Thursday, August 1, 2013

E-Cigarettes Enjoy Perks Of Being Unregulated

Electronic cigarettes are no regulated by the FDA. (Jesse Costa/Here & Now)

Electronic cigarettes are no regulated by the FDA. (Jesse Costa/Here & Now)

Electronic cigarettes are a nicotine delivery system that has a small but growing share of the tobacco industry.

However, unlike chewing tobacco and traditional cigarettes, electronic cigarettes are not regulated by the FDA or any other body. That means that electronic cigarettes can advertise on television.

John Carroll, Here & Nows media analyst, fills us in on the growing trend.

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  • Bruhbarian

    People whom know so little about electronic cigarettes should not be given a dedicated commentary on them. Carroll could start by getting some facts straight first; such as the fact that the Indianapolis ban was actually vetoed…a year ago. Constantly talking about potential bans and regulation does nothing other than sort of assist a manifestation in the mindset that it should actually happen. Which is an awful position to take considering countless smokers have successfully quit because of them.
    p.s. Us “vapers” call each other “vapers” all the time and it doesn’t bother us. Just don’t call us “vapists” and we’ll be all right.

  • Tucker

    Evidence says that electronic cigarettes are used in conjunction with, not as a substitute for, smoking and other forms of nicotine consumption.

    No studies have shown that electronic cigarettes are a tobacco cessation method.

    And instead, they seem to hook new customers, as this story gives one example of.

    They ought to be treated exactly like cigarettes until proven otherwise.

    • http://www.ecigclick.co.uk/ Jon

      “Evidence says that electronic cigarettes are used in conjunction with,
      not as a substitute for, smoking and other forms of nicotine
      consumption.”

      Where is this evidence you refer to? And where is the evidence of e cigaretes hooking new customers?

      E cigs are made as an alternative to tobacco cigarettes, they are not promoted as a ‘quit smoking’ aid.

      http://www.ecigclick.co.uk/

  • Mike Morgan

    Electronic cigarettes are just a market reaction letting consumers avoid tobacco, odor, nicotine and second-hand smoke, so see E Cig Werks http://ecigwerks.blogspot.com/ for more.

  • http://www.pulsarvaporizers.com/ Pulsar Vaporizers

    My pen vaporizer is quite helpful and useful.

  • http://www.electrictobacconist.co.uk/ Lenny Stubbs

    All these types of articles will be rendered obsolete in the next couple of years as the mountain of positive research about e-cigarettes becomes ever more stacked up. For this reason, this tone of writing no longer bothers me. It just seems like a waste of the journalist’s time, as he will one day realise.

    Lenny Stubbs
    Founder
    The Electric Tobacconist Ltd
    http://www.electrictobacconist.co.uk

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