Booming E-cigarette industry raises questions on safety, regulation

E-cigarettes have existed for nearly a decade but the industry has rapidly expanded within the last year. In 2011, sales of e-cigs came close to $300 million. In 2012, sales had more than doubled, to $600 million, according to a June, 2013 report from Wells Fargo SecuritiesAnalysts say this year, sales will likely triple to over $1 billion. 300 million in 2011, 600 million in 2012 And while traditional cigarette manufacturers will rake in approximately $80 billion this year, NJOY’s Weiss says, he’s confident “the good guys,” — in his mind, e-cigarette makers — will ultimately come out on top. “We feel it’s a bit of a David versus Goliath battle.
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What Is the Best E Cigarette with the Most Vapor Revealed EcigsCorner.com

E-cigarettes are said to provide a nicotine hit minus the tobacco and other harmful chemicals of traditional cigarettes. The e-cigarette linked to Twitter is another step towards using the electronic device to stop smoking, as data from the tweets can identify triggers for nicotine cravings and rally support from followers. “The way we integrated it is kind of low-tech,” Michael Piccuirro, prototype studio product and technology director at R/GA, told Fast Company. “We have this thing called conductive tape. The conductive tape was put over the button of the e-cigarette box v2 cigs coupon codes june 2013 that would house an Arduino with a Bluetooth shield powered by a nine-bolt battery.” When you press the button on the e-cigarette, the conductive tape completes the circuit and sends a signal to the Arudino, which connects with an iPhone app over Bluetooth.
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E-Cigarette On Twitter: Could A Tweeting Electronic Cigarette Help You Quit Smoking?

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And a third group got e-cigarettes and cartridges containing only tobacco flavor but no nicotine. Each participant received enough supplies to last three months and went to regular checkups throughout the year. At the end of the study, 13 percent of the group that first received the highest-dose nicotine cartridges was no longer smoking.
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Big Tobacco back on TV with e-cigarette ads

The website EcigsCorner.com has made the task of finding the details about different e cigarette brands easier. The website has put across the list of top 10 e cigarette brands that are famous worldwide. The e cigarette rating on the website shows the best e cigarette at the top and the not so good brands at the bottom.
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E-cigarette study hints at quit-aid potential

Related: The lucrative business of cigarette smuggling Blu eCigs posted net first-quarter sales of $57 million, up 46% from the last three months of 2012. Reynolds is in the process of expanding Vuse distribution, and Altria ( MO , Fortune 500 ) — formerly known as Philip Morris — plans to release an e-cigarette product later this year. Overall, e-cigarette sales could exceed $1 billion this year, blu eCigs vice president of marketing Matt Coapman said, citing industry analysts.
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