Tag Archives: Ecigs

E-cigs do not help reduce cancer: WHO

Electronic cigarettes and heated tobacco products are not helping fight cancer, the World Health Organisation (WHO) says, urging smokers and governments not to trust claims from cigarette firms about their latest products. The seventh “WHO report on the global tobacco epidemic” said blocking the industry’s interference was critical to cutting the harm from tobacco use.… Read More »

Harvard scientist finds microbial contaminants in e-cigs

Popular electronic cigarette (e-cigarette) products sold in the U.S. were contaminated with bacterial and fungal toxins, according to new research from Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. The study, which examined 75 popular e-cigarette products — both single-use cartridges and refillable e-liquids — found that 27 percent contained traces of endotoxin, a microbial agent… Read More »