Monthly Archives: May 2018

Respiratory Societies Call For Banning E-Cigarette Flavors

The Forum of International Respiratory Societies published a statement detailing the dangers of electronic cigarettes when used by children and adolescents. The group of respiratory doctors and scientists from six continents called for a ban on flavors … Source link

FDA and FTC Issue Warnings Concerning e-Cigarette Marketing

The FDA and FTC jointly issued thirteen (13) warning letters to companies involved in the manufacture, distribution and retail of certain e-liquid products to be used in connection with e-cigarettes which feature packaging and/or advertising similar to and … Source link

E-cigarette timebomb

E-cigarette could spark a major health crisis in decades to come, world-leading experts warn today. They say there is growing evidence that using e-cigarettes – commonly known as ‘vaping’ – damages health and is highly addictive. In one of the most … Source link

Are e-cigarettes a safe way to quit?

Thursday, May 31, marks World No Tobacco Day 2018, organised by the World Health Organisation (WHO) to help remind us all of the dangers of smoking and how it may affect our own health and that of those around us.  Many of us are now trying to quit smoking with the help of e-cigarettes, but by… Read More »

Experts call for ban on e-cigarette flavours to protect children

Flavoured e-cigarettes should be banned immediately to protect children and adolescents, experts are warning. In a statement published in the European Respiratory Journal, a group of doctors and scientists from six continents have warned of the dangers … Source link

E-cigarette Flavoring Impairs Lung Function

Chemical with characteristics similar to toxic chemical which are found in cigarette smoke that disrupts an important mechanism of the lungs’ antibacterial defense system are contained within e-cigarette flavorings. Cinnamaldehyde is the chemical that … Source link

Schumer calls for immediate ban on e-cigarette flavors

Sen. Chuck Schumer says the Food and Drug Administration should immediately ban e-cigarette flavors like candy and cookies that can appeal to young people in the wake of warnings that teens and children are increasingly using e-cigarettes. “The craze … Source link