Up in Smoke: Distrust of E-cigarettes Cement Big Pharma’s Monopoly

Red tape on Electronic Cigarettes

Slowly but surely, the truth is coming out!

A great article at EconomyWatch about the real reasons behind the red tape suffered by Electronic Cigarettes.  Read here: Up in Smoke: Distrust of E-cigarettes Cement Big Pharma’s Monopoly

Highlights

Over-zealous regulators in Europe and the US are threatening the growing market for e-cigarettes, reducing their revolutionary potential to save millions of lives in the 21st century by weaning smokers off the poisons in traditional cigarettes

The UK decided this week to regulate e-cigarettes as medicines from 2016, which could have a drastic effect on their enormous market potential. The EU and the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) are considering similar actions.

“These new nicotine products deliver clean nicotine without the tar, carbon monoxide and volatile hot gases of cigarettes and as a way of taking nicotine they are pretty near harmless to health. For people who switch from cigarettes, they hugely reduce risk, while satisfying any need for the drug nicotine and some of the behavioural aspects of smoking. They also reduce passive smoking, irritation, smell, litter, fire risk…  What’s not to like?”

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