As reported by China Daily, the e-cig manufacturer Ruyan has praised the FDA for confiscating the shipments of two large rival e-cig distributors in the USA (Njoy and Smoking Anywhere) and hailed the regulatory agency for issuing warnings about their …
Archive for August, 2009
by Debbie Elliott of NPR
Electronic cigarettes imported from China have grown in popularity during the past several years — and that has concerned federal regulators, in part, because so little is known about what is in them.
Preliminary tests by the Food and Drug Administration show that e-cigarettes — battery-powered tubes that deliver a nicotine vapor [...]
With all the choices out there right now, I thought I’d do a run-down of all the big battery model e-cigarettes on the market.
Before I begin, I should mention here too in case you don’t know, that the higher the milliampere-hour (MAH) of a battery, …
FDA Sued Over Electronic Cigarette Embargo
A Florida company that imports and distributes so-called electronic cigarettes filed suit yesterday against the Food and Drug Administration, claiming the agency is illegally blocking imports of its product into the United States.
The suit, filed by Smoking Everywhere in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, argues that [...]
Cigarette substitute produces no deadly smoke
By Dr. Elizabeth M. Whelan | Thursday, August 6, 2009
At a time when the government is ostensibly trying to cut health costs, why is it trying to ban something that might help people quit smoking tobacco, perhaps the most devastating health problem in the U.S.?
The Food and [...]
Electronic Cigarettes: Myths and Facts
Myth: Electronic cigarettes are being sold to kids.
Fact: Electronic cigarettes are intended for committed smokers of the legal age to smoke.
The industry advocates proper labeling, encourages retailers to check identification of customers and notes that electronic cigarette companies in good standing validate age prior to transacting online purchases. [...]
Electronic cigarettes don’t contain tobacco or tar, but a South Florida company is fighting for its high-tech substitutes to be identified as tobacco products.
Why struggle to be grouped with a product vilified for killing millions of people each year? At least for Smoking Everywhere Inc., it’s a step up from having its product regulated as [...]
So the seen looks set for e-cigs to banned in America. The FDA fuelled many alarming headlines media last week with the release of some test results which they carried out on nineteen samples of liquid from two e-cig companies which showed:
I have been using my Gamucci Micro Electronic Cigarette for about six months now. When I first got it, I felt like the cartridges were not lasting as long as they were supposed to. I even decided to go with the Gamucci Classic Electronic Cigarette about 2 months ago. The Gamucci Classic is equivalent to [...]