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Electronic Cigarettes QuickTime™ and a decompressor are neede d to see this picture. By: Carly Matsumoto SMOKING • Tobacco use is the leading cause of preventable death in the United States • Cigarette smoking causes about 1 of every 5 deaths in the U.S. every year • 443,000 deaths annually • On average adults who smoke cigarettes die 14 years earlier than non smoker • Annually, secondhand smoke causes 3,400 deaths from lung cancer and 46,000 from heart disease Facts provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention E-Cigs! QuickTime™ and a decompressor are neede d to see this picture. Levels of Nicotine QuickTime™ and a decompressor are neede d to see this picture. Chemical Compound There are over 4,000 chemicals in a traditional cigarette Ingredients in an E-cigarette: Propelyene Glycol, Nicotine, Water, Coriander, Citric Acid, Fragrant Orchid Element FDA claims “…drug devices that require pre market approval and may pose their own health risks.” diethyleneglycol- a chemical used in antifreeze Study Dr. Riccardo Polosa of the University of Cantina in Italy Subjects: 40 hard core smokers 6 months later… Results: More than half the group had cut their smoking by 50% and a quarter of the group gave up smoking all together Top Companies Blu Cig Electronic Cigarette QuickTime™ and a decompressor are neede d to se e this picture. QuickTime™ and a decompressor are neede d to see this picture. The Safe Cig QuickTime™ an d a decompressor Smokeless Image are need ed to see this p icture . E-Cigarettes Reactions to E-Cigs Fox News Report http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LYLP3ojGbws The Doctors on CBS http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OwpTVOMaA94&feature=related Conclusion Are e-cigs safe? Do e-cigs deliver? Is it beneficial for smokers to make the switch? Many different opinions about E-cigarettes and their safety & effectiveness but more research is sure to come. References Kesmodel, David, and Danny Yadron. "E-Cigarettes Spark New Smoking War." The Wall Street Journal. WSJ, 25 Aug 2010. Web. 13 Nov 2011. <http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052748704557704575437710870116450.html>. "The Science Behind the e-Cigarette." eCigScience.com. N.p., 2007. Web. 13 Nov 2011. <http://www.ecigscience.com/science.html>. "The Tobacco Vapor Electronic Cigarette Association." The Tobacco Vapor Electronic Cigarette Association. TVECA, 2011. Web. 13 Nov 2011. <http://www.tveca.com/compare.php>. Courson, Paul. "Study:." CNN.com. CNN, 2011. Web. 13 Nov 2011. <http://www.cnn.com/2010/HEALTH/02/08/e.cigarette/>. Tierney, John. "A Tool to Quit Smoking Has Some Unlikely Critics." The New York Times. NYTimes, 07 Nov 2011. Web. 13 Nov 2011. <http://www.nytimes.com/2011/11/08/science/e-cigarettes-help- smokers-quit-but-they-have-some-unlikely-critics.html>. Ginocoee, Carol. "E-Cigs and Frustrating Fact Findings." VapeJourney. Word Press, 28 March 2011. Web. 14 Nov 2011. <http://www.vapejourney.com/e-cigs-and-frustrating-fact-findings/>. "Tobacco Related Morality- Smoking & Tobacco Use." Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. CDC, 21 March 2011. Web. 14 Nov 2011. <http://www.cdc.gov/tobacco/data_statistics/fact_sheets/health_effects/tobacco_related_mortality/>.