Editorial: LIRR is right to ban e-cigarettes
VUSE Digital Vapor Cigarettes are made for and marketed to adult tobacco consumers, and the only VUSE styles being offered as part of this expansion are regular and menthol. VUSE products are also sold on the same store shelves as other tobacco products behind the sales counter, requiring a clerks assistance to access. Proof of age is required to purchase these products. We shared all of this information and more at a press conference in Denver on June 6. It is a guiding principle and belief of R.J. Reynolds Vapor Co.
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However, the long-term risks of inhalation are not clear. A German cancer institute reviewed research on e-cigarettes and said secondhand exposure may raise a child’s risk for asthma. Further, the German study said: “Adverse health effects for third parties exposed cannot be excluded because the use of electronic cigarettes leads to emission of fine and ultrafine inhalable liquid particles, nicotine and cancer-causing substances into indoor air.” As the devices are touted as an aid to quit smoking, U.S. cigarette makers are jumping into the market with flavors that include strawberry and pina colada. Meanwhile, the FDA is studying e-cigarette health effects and whether to regulate the devices as it regulates tobacco.
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