Author: kphelmick

Protecting Our Children from Accidental Liquid Nicotine Exposure

E-Cigarettes are quickly rising in popularity and becoming a more common household item. The liquid nicotine containers used to refill e-cigarettes are particularly dangerous to children. Ingestion or even absorption through the skin can produce very serious and potentially fatal effects. Currently there are no laws regulating child-proof packaging of liquid nicotine for E-cigarette use. We need to protect our children from accidental nicotine poisonings by supporting the Child Nicotine Poisoning Prevention Act which will require child-resistant packaging of liquid nicotine. (more…)