Electronic cigarettes could rekindle battles over smoking in public
The problem is that little is known about the precise dangers of being in the same space as a vaper indulging their e-habit. Bialous says few studies have been done, and they were small and focused on a few brands. Personal vaporizers, and the “juice,” which is liquid laced with nicotine, in them, are so different from one another that the emissions of one may not match those of another. In 2009, the FDA released results of a study on two kinds of e-cigarettes, reporting the presence of small levels of several toxins in the cartridges. For example, one sample contained 1% diethylene glycol, a component of antifreeze.
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But others maintain that its not yet known how harmful vaping could be. We frankly dont know much about them, said Robert Moffitt, an American Lung Association media relations director. Concerns about harm from secondhand vapor are not at the forefront. While a 2012 German study found that the vapor is an aerosol of ultrafine particles, no studies have shown it to be dangerous.
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E-cigarette maker targets Colorado
They want to be grown up, said Green. It is unclear why R.J. Reynolds selected Colorado as its test market for the new product.
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