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Originally posted by LoneGunMan
I am wondering if nicotine counteracts fluoride and helps people think more freely?
Originally posted by Maslo
Well, the vapour does still contain nicotine. Imagine if someone you work with smoked these all the time in the workplace, maybe you would get a significant dose of nicotine, too.
Originally posted by PsykoOps
We're struggling in Finland with the local paper pushers because they've made it their mission to ban e-cigs. They are now trying to claim that these fall under cigarette laws because they imitate cigarettes
Originally posted by dtrock78
Good point, Bad Ninja.
There are a number of new chemicals that have been utilized to provide the "vapor" within an ecigarette, the compound you listed above is commonly used in antifreeze.
(Qualifier - I was a smoker for 10 years. I quit thanks to sheer willpower/stubborness and a little Nicorette when i was ready to seriously attack somebody)
At my work, we have to go through an extensive annual medical exam. We work in hazardous environments daily. One of my direct reports got his blood work back, and his kidney levels were in " a state of severe distress". After a followup visit with the facility doctor, they concluded it was his ecigarettes he was smoking. The new chemical cocktail they've devised is pretty much unknown. But the one thing that is known, is that they put the kidneys under intense strain. The doctor (who's lone job it was at this facility was to review blood/urine work) said he's seeing it more and more amongst Ecig users, but doesnt know what it's from.
Long story short, he ended up going back to regular cigarettes because he got freaked out, lol. But the point of my story is that these things are not the holy grail in terms of quitting. You're still putting $hit into your body and burning money doing so. Better alternative? Absolutely.
But keep in mind, everyone has the willpower to quit.
Originally posted by no special characters
Are they also gonna prohibit wearing strong perfumes because to me it seems they also produce a lot of vapors.
Knowing the gov rats I guess not.
Originally posted by DJDigitalGem
I know many people that switched to these in the past year and I am considering making the switch as well. I don't see any reason for them to not be used in workplaces, restaurants, bars etc since.... Get this..... There is no actual "smoke"!!!! The main chemical compounds are: Propylene Glycol (or Vegetable Glycol), Nicotine, some natural flavor or another, and water.
The government is pissed that they aren't going to be able to make another fortune off these things so it's time to declare them "bad". The only thing "bad" is the Nicotine and since that's going in to my body and not anyone else's, who am I hurting other than myself?
They can't get rich so get rid of it. That's the way the US government operates.....
Now this is such a true statement...I really didn't...think that they were a danger to anyone, I thought they were a vapor....Yes the government probably isn't really happy about this...Soon our freedom will be totally gone..Thats the way it looks..Then behind close doors the government will be doing all the things they took away from us...LOL