On Twitter, dubious health claims from e-cigarette bots
My husband asked if I had nail polish in the car. I looked around and I saw the battery to the (e-cigarette) dripping. I went to unscrew it and the battery started shooting fire toward me and then exploded and shot the metal pieces onto my lap, she said.
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Many smokers have instead become vapers and claim it has helped them become healthier. The issue will now be the subject of a vote by the full European Parliament in the autumn. Speaking after the vote Mr Davies said: In an ideal world no-one would be addicted to nicotine but we dont live in an ideal world and it is better to vape than to smoke. “E-cigs are a potential game changer in the fight against tobacco because smokers find them enjoyable to use.
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e-cigarette Brand Signs ESPN Deal
E-Swisher has a two-year deal with Caesars Interactive Entertainment to serve as the official e-cigarette of the WSOP, which has been going on since May 29. The agreement covers on-site signage, including in a players lounge and outdoor smoking area; signage visible on ESPN; exposure on wsop.com; and social media exposure on Twitter and Facebook. There will also be a social media contest to win branded playing cards and poker sets.
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Davies continues fight for e-cigarette users
While spam blog networks for e-cigarettes (and other dubious products) have also long existed, the fire hose of big data from social media providers has allowed researchers to quantify studies in a previously impossible manner. Emery, the investigator I interviewed on the panel in Boulder, Colorado which was about academic uses of social media data sets emailed me, theres a ton of marketing a nontrivial amount of which potentially violates [e-cigarettes] current regulatory status. The study is currently under consideration for publication with an academic journal. The FDA is due to present its regulations on e-cigarettes sometime this year.
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