Is it a transfer of one addiction to another, or are people truly using it to wean off? Is it about disease? E-cigarettes seem to be socially accepted, and thats not a good thing. Are we going to addict a large number of people to something they will be unhappy with in 10 years? If we want a healthier society, do we really want to keep addicting people to nicotine where they could be exposed to disease?
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So let us, for now, have our fake cigarettes and our nicofix but, pretty please, let us pay for it. We’re used to it, inured to it, and don’t want to further upset the horses. DA This is not an “either/or” option. Electronic cigarettes would still be available on v2cigsaustralia.com january 2014 discount general sale for smokers and ex-smokers like you to buy. All I’m arguing is that they should also be available, where they meet the necessary standards, on prescription for smokers.
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Why should they? E-cigs are much more efficient in delivering the addictive nicotine than tobacco. There are new studies coming out now that are beginning to define the longer term effects on health from the use of e-cigs. See the attached video for further discussions. One bit of good news for those concerned about e-cigs comes with the recent announcement by the FDA that they are going to start regulating e-cigs with the same rules as tobacco cigarettes.