propylene glycol in electronic cigarettes – Safety and health risks

Todays modern e-cigarette cartrdiges or e-liquids are is composed of primary propylene glycol. General at 80% and in some brands as high as 92%. This is how e-cigs get the vapor that looks like cigarette smoke when exhaled from the lungs. PG for short, is practically odorless, colorless and has  a syrup like density that comes from a natural gas. It is very common and is found in many products around your home. There are a lot of websites out there promoting natural...

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FDA And E Cigarettes

E-Cigarettes, Cigars and the FDA’s New Powers (Jacob Grier) Smoking is bad for you, but the FDA’s new powers to regulate tobacco may create some unhealthy incentives when it comes to bringing new, possibly safer products to market. Blogger and writer Jacob Grier describes the new regulatory landscape since 2009. Video produced by Caleb O. Brown, Kevin Sennett and Austin Bragg.

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How Many Chemicals Are In E-cigs

Are E-Cigs Safer? You’ve probably seen more and more people puffing away at those electronic cigarettes lately. And as a concept they’re great- smokers weaning themselves off of the real thing with this supposedly safer alternative. But are they really any better? Trace has the lowdown on E-Cigs. Read More: How Electronic Cigarettes Work http://science.howstuffworks.com/innovation/everyday-innovations/electronic-cigarette.htm “Electronic cigarettes, also...

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E-cig Side Effects

Some say vaping e-cigarettes is worse than smoking for real Touted as a safer alternative, electronic cigarettes are supposed to give smokers a nicotine fix without side effects of tobacco. But some have concerns that the vaping devices may actually pose more dangers.

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Electronic Cigarette Dangers

The Dangers of Electronic Cigarettes with Dr. David Baron http://www2.healthcare.ucla.edu/smmedstaffbulletin/march06.html Dr. David Baron, Chief of Staff of UCLA Santa Monica Hospital answers questions including, “Does Nicotine cause cancer?” related to e-cigarettes while dispelling some of the common misconceptions. This is a “must see” video for users of electronic smoking devices as well as tobacco products.

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Are Electronic Cigarettes Safe

CNN’s Dr. Sanjay Gupta: Are e-cigarettes safe? As Attorneys General call for FDA regulation, CNN’s Dr. Gupta asks CDC Director Thomas Frieden: Are e-ecigarettes safe? More from CNN at http://www.cnn.com/

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