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Saturday, December 10, 2016

Surgeon General: E-Cigarette Use By Young Consumers Is A “Major Public Health Threat”

Months after the Food & Drug Administration finalized rules that treat e-cigarettes like traditional cigarettes and cigars, including banning the sale to minors, a new report from the U.S. Surgeon General suggests the regulations may be too little too late, as use of the alternative tobacco products has skyrocketed among younger consumers, posing a public health threat. 


Anonymous said...

What they don't realize is they are still inhaling dangerous chemicals into their lungs.

Anonymous said...

and looking like a tool while doing it.

Anonymous said...

You obviously do not understand the science behind it then. If you have children you have most likely given them the main ingredients used in an E-cig on many occasions.

Vegetable glycerin - Dairy products, including cheese, yogurt and powdered milk or cream, are among the potential sources of glycerin. Vegetables and fruits generally don't contain glycerin unless they're processed. Some examples of vegetables that could have glycerin include dried vegetables, canned vegetables, processed fruit, precooked vegetables and sauces containing vegetables. If you'd like to avoid glycerin, opt for fresh fruits and vegetables or those frozen without any added sauces. Precooked pasta, rolled oats, breakfast cereals, rice or tapioca pudding, breading or batters, precooked rice products and baked goods are all potential sources of glycerin. The less processed a grain-based food is, the less likely it is to contain glycerin. Baking goods and cooking grains yourself will help you limit your glycerin intake.

So I may have made my point with regard to the base fluid that is used to suspend the nicotine in an e-cig. But now you must think that the nicotine level is what your concerned with? Get a load of this.

Nicotine - is an alkaloid found in the nightshade family of plants (Solanaceae), predominantly in tobacco, and in lower quantities in tomato, potato, eggplant (aubergine), and green pepper. Nicotine alkaloids are also found in the leaves of the coca plant.

Chocolate lovers, vegetarians all normally consume nicotine in their daily dietary intake.

How about them apples!

Better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to speak and to remove all doubt.

Anonymous said...

The DOCTORs don't know anything. I'm going to take the side of the dude @12:29 that knows how to google stuff and probably works in a vape shop.

Anonymous said...

We used to be free