The Electronic cigarette has been in the news a lot lately, both in good light and in bad light. Both ways, people are talking about the electronic cigarette, and thats what matters. Just by searching ‘electronic cigarette’ on a search engine, you will find a cornucopia of articles and news stories surrounding these groundbreaking devices.
The FDA has issued several warnings to the public, speaking out against the electronic cigarette. The FDA claims that they have done research on certain brands that market the electronic cigarette, in which they found cancer causing carcinogens and other toxins. One thing they did not bother to mention is that the carcinogen that they found are the same toxins that are found in the air you breathe every single day. Seems a bit misleading doesnt it? However, the FDA has not gone as far as Canada in banning the electronic cigarette devices. For now electronic cigarettes are legal and we dont see that changing. The FDA tried to ban several shipments of the electronic cigarettes from reaching the United States and even succeeded a couple times but eventually were told where to stick it and have not tried since.
The electronic cigarettes has been advertised and promoted as a healthier alternative to regular tobacco cigarettes. They contain no tar and none of the other 4000 chemicals found in a single cigarette. The only main ingredient in the electronic cigarette is nicotine. There are different styles of electronic cigarettes on the market, from the pen style to those that are made to strongly mirror a real cigarette. All electronic cigarettes are made up of a rechargeable battery, circuitry, atomizer, and mouthpiece. When a person inhales through the mouthpiece, the atomizer is activated, which then turns the liquid into a vapor. Electronic cigarettes offer varying amounts of nicotine and can even be purchased with no nicotine at all for those trying to quit all together but still feel like they have to be doing something with their hands which is a major advantage for the electronic cigarette.
Another concern of the FDA is that the electronic cigarette will draw the attention of youth. The electronic cigarette is primarily marketed online however many malls actually carry them as well but you will find the price tags to be EXTREMELY higher than you would online. They also fear that the plethora of electronic cigarette flavors would entice young people to give smoking a try and will eventually get them hooked on nicotine. Flavors such as vanilla, cherry, chocolate, bubblegum, and spearmint are offered for the electronic cigarette and although they are extremely yummy they do have a appeal to minors then again how is that any different from a hookah. The concern is that this would entice young people to form a nicotine addiction.
Several electronic cigarette companies have spoken out against the fear that the devices are targeted to young people. They have argued that their product is not in fact marketed to young people in any way, shape, or form. All the electronic cigarette companies only market to 18 and up.
*Food and Drug Administration
We believe that the FDA is overreacting and may even be influenced by the tobacco company since analog cigarettes bring in a great about of income to the government but that is only a theory.
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The Electronic cigarette has been in the news a lot lately, both in good light and in bad light. Both ways, people are talking about the electroni…