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Originally posted by digital01anarchy
yeah water vapor in your lungs all the time will make you sick, e-cigs made me sick two weeks after using them i had a realy bad cough "I know what your thinking its because you don't smoke real cigs anymore and your lung are getting out the crap bs" I have quit smoking for a year "patches" and I can tell you it didn't effect me like that crap did! It has a battery inside it which is used for the vaporizer to burn the liquid which cant be good lol water+battery usually = corrosion to the exposed metal. Used the blue e-cigs they cost a small fortune one refill doesn't= 2 packs it lasts for 45 mins its bs
Originally posted by ANNED
I have been going to a stop smoking program for people that have a problem stopping at the VA
The doctors there don't recommend E-Cigarette's because of the source of the nicotine compound in them being from China.
Under US laws even ones that claim they are made in the US could be using nicotine shipped in from china in 55 gal drums and packaged into the cartridges in the US and labeled US made.
As with anything from china who know what is in the product.
Originally posted by Mr Headshot
Regarding the cognitive benefits of tobacco use, one need only remind themselves of how Sherlock Holmes solved intense problems.
That is, with three pipes.
Use of drugsHolmes occasionally uses addictive drugs, especially when lacking stimulating cases. He believes the use of coc aine stimulates his brain when it is not in use. He is a habitual user of coc aine, which he injects in a seven-per-cent solution using a personal syringe that he keeps in a Morocco leather case. Holmes is also an occasional user of morphine but expressed strong disapproval on visiting an opium den. These drugs were legal in late 19th-century England. Both Watson and Holmes are continual tobacco users, including cigarettes, cigars, and pipes, though this was not an uncommon habit during this era. Holmes is an expert at identifying tobacco-ash residues, having penned a monograph on the subject.
Dr. Watson strongly disapproves of his friend's coc aine habit, describing it as the detective's "only vice" and expressing concern over its possible effect on Holmes's mental health and superior intellect. In later stories, Watson claims to have "weaned" Holmes off drugs. Even so, according to his doctor friend, Holmes remains an addict whose habit is "not dead, but merely sleeping".
In the Nicholas Meyer pastiche The Seven Percent Solution, Holmes is successfully treated for this addiction by Sigmund Freud.
Originally posted by sicksonezer0
Originally posted by lakesidepark
reply to post by sicksonezer0
Whoa dude. All you had to say was NO and NO. There is no need for the obscene acroynym. They WERE questions....not accusations! And they were presented in a reasonable manner, unlike your reply!
Have you had your e-cig yet? Little snippy I say.
I was frankly replying based on my perspective, offering your perspective in a CIVIL MANNER is all that is required and should have been obvious.
I appreciated your first response. The second...should be edited or removed by moderators as uncivil ando over the line!
That's why I edited it out, =P
Sorry if i was rude.
Im a little snippy because of my analog wife, if they only had ewives, id be set.
edit on 28-4-2013 by sicksonezer0 because: (no reason given)
Originally posted by AngryCymraeg
reply to post by lakesidepark
This is ridiculous. Smoking cigarettes can lead to lung cancer, circulatory problems, and a host of other health problems. Stating that it's somehow worth it because nicotine makes you more alert is like saying that being shot is ok if the bullet has a peppermint coating.