Originally posted by winofiend
Originally posted by tachyonmind
i hate ecigs, gimmie a real, natural tobacco cigarette any day.. if i get sick and die, so be it, at least i wont be puffing on some "technology".. xD
Nicotine, being a highly deadly poison, can be ingested in a number of ways, but it is only via being able to titrate your dose do you find it recreational. It's a rather fine line between "Oooh that's flavour country!" and "Call the parame... morgue, he's dead." when it comes to this toxic stuff.
Originally posted by PtolemyII
reply to post by Superhans
That would tend to infringe on the original patent I am sure, so they're probably not as good as the one raking in 600 million a year nowedit on 8/29/13 by PtolemyII because: (no reason given)
Cigarettes and tobacco have become THE scapegoat of the last 20 or so years. I mean, banned in most indoor venues for years now. No restaurants, bars, etc. Banned in many places 50 feet or whatever from a building. Can't smoke in your own car if you have a child with you in some places, which is ridiculous, because you're still allowed to smoke in your home with your child. Now they are starting in on apartment buildings with no smoking allowed in them.
I kinda doubt any anti smoking campaigns are against this.
Sounds more like somethings big tobacco would pull to get people to stick with their brands.
People always make bullcrap excuses about why they don't like the e-cigs either like "I don't like the taste", or "I tried it and couldn't get used to it" . It's so absurd. The cigs come in literally hundreds of flavors. If you can't find one you like then you're just being childish.
Just like TPTB planned.
Originally posted by BlackSnake
Big Tobacco only makes about a dollar per pack of smokes-its the government who makes a killing.
The people,and the groups who want to ban e-cigs,are not interested in your health,The people who pull those strings are only interested in your money.
In my opinion the anti Ecig crowd is financed by big tobacco - its going to kill their profits, so they want it stopped. Also its completely safe, and that is a problem for the Agenda 21 scum.
By the way - I also believe that the anti smoking campaigns are intended to actually be advertising for teenagers - tell teens not to do something and they will likely do it, and smoking is so addictive that once they start they are probably hooked. I believe that it is probably reverse psychology, targeting the rebellious nature of teens - I wuldnt be surprised if it was funded by big tobacco
Originally posted by melancholiflower
Dunno, I think the one that blew up in some guy's face is a cause for concern... Also my grandma had one of the batteries blow up in her handbag - not as extreme as the florida guy though.
I don't really mind what folks are choosing to put in their mouths though, as long as they're getting their oral fixation as much as I am on my tobacco then leave em be.
Originally posted by the sloth
reply to post by Superhans
I kinda doubt any anti smoking campaigns are against this. Sounds more like somethings big tobacco would pull to get people to stick with their brands. To me it's a no-phucking-brainer: Smoke E-cigs and live healthier; Smoke real cigarettes and smell like #.... and yellow your teeth... and waste your money.... and die slowly. People always make bullcrap excuses about why they don't like the e-cigs either like "I don't like the taste", or "I tried it and couldn't get used to it" . It's so absurd. The cigs come in literally hundreds of flavors. If you can't find one you like then you're just being childish. The only thing you wont get from e-cigs is that abhorrent, ASSY smell. Why would people be reluctant to abandon that? Stubborn idiots. They've become infatuated with tobacco. Just like everyone's become infatuated with alcohol. Just like TPTB planned.edit on 30-8-2013 by the sloth because: fudge it there the link
Explain to me why this is any more of an issue than laptops and cell phones blowing up and catching fire?
Anything that uses high powered lithium ion batteries has the potential for dangerous battery explosion and venting. That's a fact of the battery technology, not the concept of ecigarattes. And all consumer electronics that utilize these same batteries have the same risk.
Where are the people trying to ban cellphones and laptops for having "dangerous" batteries.
Originally posted by Superhans
So now today, kids are actually OVERESTIMATING the dangers of smoking.