Smoking cigarettes has long been known to lead to a plethora of health conditions and oftentimes, death. With the invention of e-cigarettes (electronic cigarettes) or VAPING as it has come to be known, many were under the belief that a safe alternative to traditional smoking was finally here. SAFER yes, but safe, not exactly. The […]
California is the seventh state to levy a tax on electronic cigarettes. The tax was part of a November 8th ballot measure and has consequences for e-cigarette usage. Tobacco usage has reached historic lows, and tax revenue derived from tobacco taxes has suffered as a result. Taxes on electronic cigarettes is a highly-questioned trend. Electronic […]
Cigarette smoking drastically increases the risk of a person to become vulnerable to a host of diseases and there is an assumption among us that e-cigarettes or electronic cigarettes aren’t harmful as the smokers don’t inhale smoke which is composed of carcinogens. However, studies by the North Carolina School of Medicine suggest that there is […]
Claiming that the liquid in e-cigarettes contains benzene, formaldehyde and nicotine, California health officials are calling for more education for users and heavier legislative action to warn the public about the supposed dangers. “We see e-cigarettes as a growing threat that needs to be addressed,” said Ron Chapman, director of the California Department of Public […]
On July 14, 2014 Senator Bill Nelson of Florida asked for and was granted permission to address the United States Senate regarding the need to regulate the liquid nicotine product in e-cigarettes: “Madam President, I wish to show us these innocent-looking small bottles with an eye dropper of three types of liquid. This is liquid […]
E-cigarettes are on the rise as an alternative to conventional cigarettes due to the absence of several harmful chemicals. However, are they really better than conventional cigarettes?