Category Archives: Safety/Education/Information

E-cigs in Checked Bags are Fire Risk

E-cigs in Checked Bags are Fire Risk

Electronic Cigarette (as with ALL Lithium Ion) Batteries should NOT be placed in Checked Luggage.  All Lithium Ion Batteries should be kept with you in your carry on baggage. FAA to Airlines: E-cigs in Checked Bags are Fire Risk January 23–As the popularity of e-cigarettes increases, the FAA wants airlines to ensure passengers don’t put…

E-Cigarettes Less Addictive Than Cigarettes

E-Cigarettes Less Addictive Than Cigarettes

Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center Source: Click Here E-cigarettes appear to be less addictive than cigarettes in former smokers and this could help improve understanding of how various nicotine delivery devices lead to dependence, according to researchers. Higher nicotine concentration in e-cig liquid, as well as use of advanced second-generation e-cigs, which deliver…

Electronic cigarette aerosol contains 6 times LESS formaldehyde than tobacco cigarette smoke

Electronic cigarette aerosol contains 6 times LESS formaldehyde than tobacco cigarette smoke

Dr. Konstantinos Farsalinos Source: Click Here This article is in direct response to an article published in Mail Online, a UK media outlet. The article reported a quote from Naoki Kunugita, a researcher at the Department of Environmental Health-National Institute of Public Health in Japan, which stated: “In one brand of e-cigarette the team found more…

ECTA Publishes Our E-Liquid Testing Standards

ECTA Publishes Our E-Liquid Testing Standards

We have been receiving and overwhelming number of questions regarding E-Liquid testing and standards over the last several months.  This is perhaps due to a study recently published in Nicotine & Tobacco Research by Konstantinos E. Farsalinos, MD, Kurt A. Kistler, PhD, Gene Gillman, PhD and Vassilis Voudris, PhD about a wide-spread “the presence of selected inhalation toxins”…

A new study verifies the lower risk-potential of e-cigarettes but identifies an avoidable risk

A new study verifies the lower risk-potential of e-cigarettes but identifies an avoidable risk

From “The Good Doctor” Konstantinos Farsalinos, the long awaited analysis of the prevelance of Dicetyl in off-the-shelf E-Liquid. http://www.ecigarette-research.com/web/index.php/research/2014/178-da-ap The results should really be of no surprise to anyone at this point but it clearly and scientificly proves there is a problem within the industry and it MUST be corrected. If your E-Liquid vendor is not…

How much nicotine kills a human?

How much nicotine kills a human?

This article by Bernd Mayer (Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology, Karl-Franzens University Graz) states, “Nicotine is a toxic compound that should be handled with care, but the frequent warnings of potential fatalities caused by ingestion of small amounts of tobacco products or diluted nicotine-containing solutions are unjustified and need to be revised in light of overwhelming data…

Top 20 Rebuttals to Win an E-Cigarette Debate

Top 20 Rebuttals to Win an E-Cigarette Debate

Written by John Madden Posted September 25, 2013 ecigarette Reviewed Blog Source: Click Here “Do you have friends or family members who constantly nag you about your electronic cigarette use? Or maybe you’re like us and have read countless articles that ignorantly bash e-cigs with either no solid support to their arguments or blatant misinterpretation of research.…