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KRESGE: How I Got Hooked on E-Cigarettes Hints at Growing Market

What started out as a 30-day experiment has transformed me from a smoker to a bit of an e-cig addict. Does that count as quitting? I don’t know, but it must count for something. Bullen, the e-cigarette researcher, said the switch might buy me “years of
Bloomberg News
added Dec 25, 2013 22:26

[UK] Nicotine is good for you, says tobacco firm scientist

O’Reilly said he believed nicotine had a positive impact on the brain and smoking an ecigarette was as “safe as drinking a cup of coffee”. “When you take nicotine, your brain works better. It helps with cognition, stimulates and relaxes,” said O’Reilly, w
Shafaqna (Shia International News Association) (ir)
added Dec 15, 2013 09:29

Secondhand exposure to electronic cigarettes may be dangerous

is felt that future research should explore emissions and exposures to other toxins and compounds which have been identified in e-cigarettes such as formaldehyde, acetaldehyde and acrolein. It should also be determined whether or not secondhand exposure (National)
added Dec 15, 2013 09:12

E-cigarettes: a burning question for U.S. regulators

"Essentially e-cigarette companies are selling nicotine addiction," said Dr. Neil Schluger ... "Once you have them addicted to nicotine, you can sell them all sorts of things, including conventional cigarettes," he said. "This is a giant Trojan horse."
added Dec 12, 2013 01:43

[South Carolina] E-cigarettes raise concerns of teen addiction

Carol Reeves, executive director of Greenville Family Partnership, said many youths who never smoked before are using e-cigarettes. "They think it's cool and pleasurable. And they love the term 'vaping.' There's a whole culture around it," she said. "Wi
Greenville (SC) News
added Dec 11, 2013 15:33

Tobacco harm reduction: The need for new products that can compete with cigarettes [Addictive Behaviors]

• The medical and regulatory consensus is that nicotine itself is relatively safe. • Snus use in Sweden provides strong evidence in support of harm reduction. • E-cigarettes are seen by many smokers as an attractive alternative to cigarettes. • Regulated,
Science Direct
added Dec 9, 2013 20:16

[New York] EDITORIAL: Drug-use smokescreen: City Council's vote on e-cigarettes avoids reality

dispense the active components of marijuana or hashish or opium or heroin or crack cocaine, or any number of other respirable chemicals, the law can be flouted in public with impunity, because there's no telltale smoke or odor. How are the police or any
Staten Island (NY) Advance
added Dec 6, 2013 18:14

QUIRINO: Why I Keep Coming Back to Smoking - Kelly Quirino

Six months ago, I found myself once again with a cigarette snuggled firmly between the index and middle finger of my right hand. I’m not sure how it started. There were friends and nights out, there was a road trip, and at the end of it all there was me,
The Atlantic Monthly
added Dec 3, 2013 14:11

[Pennsylvania] EDITORIAL: Agencies should bar e-cigarette sales to children

Federal and state agencies should close addiction's back door by barring e-cigarette advertising and sales to children.
Hazleton (PA) Standard-Speaker
added Nov 30, 2013 14:56

An ode to ecigarettes (by Paul Keye)

For beginners, it's the perfect starter kit in candy counter flavors. / No burning, choking hard-to-get-used-to smoke. / For longtime cigarette smokers guaranteed nicotine dependency. / e-cigs. Pure Addiction.
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Nov 30, 2013 13:45
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