Electronic cigarettes cause nicotine poisoning
In 2010-2014 American specialists from Poison Control Centers have registered significant increase of complaints on nicotine poisoning. It was caused by use of electronic cigarettes.
According to specialists, nicotine that electronic cigarettes contain may cause serious intoxication. As Doctor Tom Frieden informs electronic cigarettes deliver nicotine not with smoke but with evaporations.
It was considered that introduction of electronic cigarettes to the market will allow getting rid of tobacco dependence. But, it appears that electronic cigarettes have caused new type of dependence.
Moreover that these cigarettes can be smoked secretly by persons for whom nicotine is deathful, including children. Namely children often try electronic cigarettes. Among appeals to Control Centers are complaints of parents whose 5 years old and smaller children became victims of cigarettes. They felt seek, had vomiting and eyes irritation.
But flavoring agents (fruit, candy flavors) make electronic cigarettes very attractive for children.
By the way in France is discussed opportunity of introducing ban on electronic cigarettes. Manufacturers this strictly oppose this initiative.
Anyway, researches of electronic cigarettes' safety continue.