Are e-cigarettes safe?
Some users believe they are safer. Others say the vapor-producing devices have helped them kick their tobacco habit. But the government wants to know more and is turning to Chicago researchers to find the answers. A weekday morning brings a steady stream of customers to 21 Century Smoking an electronic or e cigarette store in Chicagos Lincoln Park neighborhood.
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Eonsmoke Electronic Cigarettes Reaches 15,000 Retail Locations in USA
The Swansea based firm which itself employs 14 people at its distribution centre and high street stores, has joined a growing Europe wide lobby against a Brussels proposal to class e-cigs as medicines in the same way as nicotine gums and patches which help smokers quit. E-cigarettes contain nicotine but vaporise waste products and manufacturers claim they are an alternative to standard tobacco cigarettes which produce damaging tar and smoke as well as help smokers cut down or quit. Its estimated around 1.3 million people use them in the UK with the market expected to reach 250m per year in 2014. ECigaretteDirect.co.uk co-founder James Dunworth buys his products from China where they are made under licence and distributes them through an online site and a high street store.
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Electronic cigarette firm joins fight against EU proposals
Even though the use of electronic cigarettes has grown exponentially over the last few years, the Sudbury and District Health Unit advises people against using them. Francine Brunet-Fechner, a public health nurse with the health unit, said not enough is known about the effect the devices might have on the body. At this point in time, presently, if a client came to us in the clinic, it is not something that we would encourage them to use, she said. We would support that they use the known, safe products like nicotine replacement therapies and the supportive counselling to help them in their progress. Electronic cigarettes, also known as e-cigarettes, are cylindrical devices made out of stainless steel or plastic that mimic real cigarettes in terms of its appearance and use.
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Finance Fri, Jul 19, 2013, 8:37 AM EDT – U.S. Markets open in 53 mins. Live at 8:30ET Google, Microsoft Weigh; Detroits New Blues; TWC Takeover? Eonsmoke Electronic Cigarettes Reaches 15,000 Retail Locations in USA Eonsmoke, a Leading Electronic Cigarette Brand Announced Today Through Internal Memos to Distributors That the Company Officially Counts Over 15,000 Retailers as Accounts in the Continental United States Press Release: Eonsmoke, LLC Wed, Jul 17, 2013 7:30 AM EDT View Photo Click here for high-resolution version CLIFTON, NJ–(Marketwired – Jul 17, 2013) – Electronic cigarettes have boomed over the past several years as customers have been switching from traditional tobacco. Eonsmoke began operations within New York and New Jersey and have since penetrated many tobacco shops throughout the United States.
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