People injured from vaping devices, as well as retailers, need to step up and reveal where those products were purchased so any defect can be tracked, identified and corrected. Until consumers take action the vaping industry is unlikely to do anything—silence is their shield against liability. … [Read more...] about Another E-Cig Explosion—Who is Responsible?
In addition to the potential danger as a gateway to long term tobacco use, e-cigarettes also pose a danger from inhaling diacetyl and other chemicals known to be in e-cigarette liquids. There is also the growing incidence of explosions attributed to product delivery system, i.e., electronic vaporizers and the lithium batteries that enable nicotine inhalation. The explosion incidents alone are responsible for serious chemical and heat burns that require months of hospitalization as well as skin grafts, bone grafts, and ongoing medical care for physical damage and psychological trauma. … [Read more...] about E-Cigs are Gateway to Cigarette Smoking
The two flavors are some of Juul's most popular ones, though they're not the most commonly criticized. Anti-tobacco advocates and lawmakers say fruity flavors like mango and creme brulee appeal to teens and mask the fact that each pod contains addictive nicotine. They've stepped up their attacks as more teenagers have started using the e-cigarettes. … [Read more...] about Leading E-Cig Maker Juul to Sell Lower-Nicotine Pods as Scrutiny Ratchets Higher
The e-cigarette craze has driven what's arguably the largest uptick of teen nicotine use in decades after years of driving cigarette smoking rates to record lows. Teens who would have never smoked cigarettes are happily inhaling fruity flavors, sometimes without realizing it is packed with nicotine, an addictive substance. Middle school and high school students sneak the devices into schools and flaunt pictures of their vapes or of themselves performing tricks on Instagram. … [Read more...] about FDA Puts E-Cig Makers on Notice: Fix ‘Epidemic’ Teen Use or Products May Be Pulled From Market
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