Monthly Archives: August 2014

Ban ‘toxic’ e-cigarettes indoors, says WHO

“In fact, exhaled aerosol is likely to increase, above background levels, the risk of disease to bystanders, especially in the case of some ENDS that produce toxicant levels in the range of that produced by some cigarettes.” Some early studies have shown that e-cigarettes can be more effective than over-the-counter products like gum or nicotine… Read More »

‘Ban E-cigarette use indoors,’ says WHO

Image copyright Thinkstock Image caption There are more than 8,000 different flavours of e-cigarettes The World Health Organization says there should be a ban on the use of e-cigarettes indoors and that sales to children should stop. In a report the health body says there must be no more claims that the devices can help… Read More »

Deadly E-Cigarette Explosions Add to the Health Hazards of Vaping

Electronic cigarettes can cause deadly explosions if the wrong type of charger is used, according to recent news reports. This is just one of the unforeseen risks associated with smoking e-cigs, which is also sometimes called vaping. A 62-year-old Englishman died on Aug. 8 after an incompatible charging device led an e-cigarette to blow up,… Read More »

Deadly Explosions Added to List of E-Cigarette Dangers

Electronic cigarettes can cause deadly explosions if the wrong type of charger is used, according to recent news reports. This is just one of the unforeseen risks associated with smoking e-cigs, which is also sometimes called vaping. A 62-year-old Englishman died Friday (Aug. 8) after an incompatible charging device led an e-cigarette to… Read More »