70% of smokers want to reduce the amount they smoke, or quit altogether. But according to studies by the Centers for Disease Control, only 6% are able to quit. That 6% is replaced by new people entering the category.
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Can PH regulate its e-cigarette industry?
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Since e-juice content is mostly food additives coming from bakery supplies, some mix their own e-juices. These DIY e-cigarettes would be nearly impossible to regulate, said Dr Hartigan-Go. (4) Lack of scientific consensus “How will you regulate something you know nothing of in terms of its safety profile?” asked Hartigan-Go. There is currently a lack of scientific consensus globally with studies contradicting each other and scientists rebutting each others claims regarding the safety, benefits and harms of e-cigarettes. The “Efficiency and Safety of an Electronic Cigarette as Tobacco Cigarettes Substitute” or ECLAT concluded after a 12-month study of a group of smokers made to use the device that, e-cigerattes helped reduce tobacco use.
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Booming E-cigarette industry raises questions on safety, regulation
For his part, Weiss welcomes FDA regulation, explaining that it would enhance his company’s vision of a blog url future where smoking lacks the health consequences it is known for today. “I’ve got a three-year-old and a six-year-old. And, I want to grow up in a world where they can ask me one day, ‘So, wait a second, dad.
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