E-cig sellers jockey for market position before FDA issues regulations

Are e-cigarettes healthier?

They also help and avoid the smell and indoor bans that plague tobacco smokers. Azer and other industry observers said implementation of the regulations, after the FDA considers public comment could take another 12 to 18 months. “There’s an incentive now to get as good as you can before the FDA starts regulation,” said Dr. Neal Benowitz of San Francisco General Hospital Medical Center.
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Benowitz, MD, of the University of California San Francisco and Maciej L. Goniewicz, PhD, of Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Buffalo, New York, suggested in the Journal of the American Medical Association. They explained the unknowns, weighed the agency’s options and made several recommendations for how to proceed in a Viewpoint published online. First introduced in 2007, e-cigarettes are the latest form of nicotine replacement therapy (NRT). The mechanism of action is a battery-powered device that heats a nicotine solution, creating an inhalable vapor without burning tobacco products or other toxins usually found in cigarettes.
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Electronic Cigarette Company Launches New Website

Users squirt a few drops of fluid into a small tank. The battery heats the e-juice to 92 degrees. With a push of a button, users inhale vapor through a mouthpiece. Mays says the industry is misunderstood and that e-cigs are much safer than traditional cigarettes. Cigarettes have thousands of harmful chemicals; e-juice has one chemical, Mays said as he helped Sweet pick a red e-cigarette kit. June’s advisory came three years after the agency attempted to block the sale of e-cigarettes all together in the United States.
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FDA faces important decisions on regulation of e-cigarettes

FDA faces important decisions on regulation of e-cigarettes

I’m not one for gimmicks. Like most people I came across a few folks using the Electronic Cigarettes and in the back of my mind wondered if they really worked,” says Kenneth Frank. “Well, Electronic Cigarettes do work and they did help me quit smoking cigarettes. My wife, sister in law, brother in law and countless other friends and family have quit smoking by using electronic cigarettes. In fact, I personally know of at least 2 dozen people that have been able to kick the habit of traditional cigarettes by using an e-cigarette. You don’t have to take my word for it – Try it for yourself,” added Kenneth.
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