Tobacco companies bet on electronic cigarettes

/ Altria The nation’s largest tobacco company, Marlboro-maker Altria Group Inc., announcedplans for the release of its electronic cigarette, the “MarkTen,” at an investor meeting today. The company’sNu Mark branch will be introduced first in Indiana in August; consumers will have the option of disposable or rechargeable models, and v2 cigs 15 off coupon classic or menthol flavors; the experience, executives said, “closely resembles the draw of a cigarette.” Last week, the second-biggest U.S. tobacco company, Reynolds American, announced that it would bring its “VUSE” electronic cigarette to Colorado in July ahead of a planned national rollout. Reynolds American CEO Dan Delen, whose company sells Camel and Pall Mall cigarettes, says he is committed to “transforming tobacco” as part of an effort to make the product less harmful. And the third-largest U.S.
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Electronic cigarette ignites debate

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Especially when the federal government isn’t controlling what’s in a cloud of e-cig vapor. “The FDA has not evaluated it for the content of nicotine or for other dangerous drugs,” says Mayo Clinic Health System Nurse Practitioner, Kim Edson. “The FDA, I think, is avoiding putting their stamp of approval on this because it’s not necessarily a quit smoking device. It can be used as a replacement that’s just a little bit cheaper,” electronic cigarette says Hartkemeyer. So what does your average e-cig contain in a puff of vapor? “USP grade liquid nicotine, kosher certified natural and artificial flavors,” says Hartkemeyer. Much shorter than the list of ingredients in a cigarette, but still not approved by doctors.
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