e-cigarettes

Protect Our Children from E-Cigarette Purchase and Secondhand Smoke

Electronic or e-cigarettes, also known as Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems (ENDS) or personal vaporizers (PV), are an increasingly popular method of nicotine ingestion. E-cigarette sales are estimated to top $2 billion in 2014. (more…)

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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…)