Does Nicotine Itself Have A Flavor: Nicotine by itself has more of a sting flavor to it, somewhat like pepper.
Will I Gain Weight Switching To E-Cigarettes: Not likely, since your satisfying the hand to mouth motion as well as getting the same sensation of smoking
Can I Take My E Cigarette On An Airplane: So far the answer is YES, there have been no incidents of an E cig being banned from Airports or Airplanes, you may not be allowed to use it on the plane depending on the Carrier, but you can in airports. And you may board the plane with it. Just be considerate of others who may see the visual as offensive.
THE TRUTH ABOUT THE ELECTRONIC CIGARETTE
Myth: Electronic cigarettes are being sold to kids.
Fact: Electronic cigarettes are intended for committed smokers of the legal age to smoke.
The industry advocates proper labeling, encourages retailers to check identification of customers and notes that electronic cigarette companies in good standing validate age prior to transacting online purchases. In a recent industry study that included a random sample of US electronic cigarette customers, the average respondent’s age was 44 years old. Further, with an average product price of about $100, it can hardly be called kid-friendly.
Myth: Electronic cigarette cartridges offer many flavors in order to attract adolescent users.
Fact: Many adult-intended products offer a variety of flavors.
The preference for flavor is universal and not age-specific. Products of all types offer colors, flavors and other variations in order to appeal to consumers. To suggest that the cartridge flavors for electronic cigarettes were devised to appeal to kids is patently false and has no basis in fact, and is the same thing as suggesting nicotine-infused smoking cessation gums are available in mint and cinnamon flavors in order to appeal to kids. Electronic cigarettes sold by companies in good standing are for committed smokers of the legal age to smoke.
Myth: Electronic cigarettes make nicotine readily available to non-smokers.
Fact: Electronic cigarettes are marketed to current smokers, not non-smokers.
Nicotine is widely available in over-the-counter products including tobacco cigarettes and smoking cessation gums and lozenges, and there is no evidence that these products or electronic cigarettes increase the consumption of nicotine by those who do not wish to smoke. In a recent industry study that included a random sample of US electronic cigarette customers, 96% were smokers purchasing the product for personal use, and 4% purchased the product for a friend or relative who smoked.
Myth: No one knows what is in electronic cigarettes.
Fact: Multiple studies have been conducted and the ingredients are well known.
Multiple studies by different laboratories around the globe have been conducted identifying that the vapor that is ingested when using an electronic cigarette, depending on the manufacturer, contains approximately 20 ingredients including nicotine, all regarded as generally safe for human consumption when ingested prudently and in accordance with proper labeling. By contrast tobacco smoke contains 4,000 ingredients including arsenic and carbon monoxide, and dozens of cancer-causing ingredients.
Myth: Electronic cigarettes cannot be legally marketed in the US.
Fact: The FDA has not issued any formal guidance on electronic cigarettes.
While it is true that some manufacturers have had the importation of their products stopped, it is also true that the FDA has only provided informal comments about electronic cigarettes through its spokespeople and has not issued any formal guidance on the topic. FDA currently only has jurisdiction to regulate drugs and medical devices, and electronic cigarettes are neither.
Myth: You can stop people from smoking.
Fact: Tobacco smoking increased in the US in 2008 for the first time since 1965.
After a 30-year decline in tobacco smoking in the U.S., the percentage of US adults who smoke tobacco increased in 2008 and for the first time since 1965; this despite decades of gallant legislative and educational efforts, and the multi-billion dollar smoking cessation market. It is clear that some people will choose to smoke, and that further improvement in public health requires the acceptance of this reality and the full embrace of innovative new products that are ever-less hazardous than tobacco cigarettes and ever-more effective than abstinence.
Myth: Nicotine is bad for you.
Fact: The long-term use of nicotine is orders of magnitude safer than tobacco smoking.
Nicotine suffers from guilt-by-association with tobacco. The carcinogenic properties of nicotine in a standalone form, separated from tobacco smoke, indicate that nicotine, on its own, does not promote the development of cancer in healthy tissue and has no mutagenic properties. Further, the Royal College of Physicians says that there are no grounds to suspect appreciable long-term adverse effects on health from the long-term use of nicotine. Electronic cigarette companies in good standing and with proper labeling do advise consumers on who the product is intended for and who should not use the product, as well as the addictive qualities of nicotine.”
E liquid flavors are subjective to each individual tastes
PRESCRIPTION DRUGS MAY EFFECT YOUR SENSES OF
SMELL AND TASTE
Health with Helen Embry
Allergies, smoking and aging can cause a loss in our ability to distinguish the strength of odors of
gas, smoke, spoiled foods, etc. Are you aware that we can lose the sensitivity of our taste buds?
These losses can also cause us to add more salt to food, lose our appetites and not be aware of
odors that can cause harm.
In a recent study it was found that, 1/3 of the people over 60 had an impaired sense of smell.
Diseases such as Alzheimer’s, Parkinson, and Bell’s palsy, can also cause the loss of smell and
taste. The study also found that common drugs that we take could also be a factor in losing our
sensitivity in our taste buds. A Few of These different drugs include:
Flonase, Claritin and Sudafed - prescribed for colds, congestion and allergies.
Xansa, BuSpar - prescribed for anxiety.
Ampicillin, azithromycin, copra – prescribed for used for bacterial infections
Lotensin, Capoten, Vasotec, Cardizem, nitroglycerin – prescribed for high blood pressure
and heart problems.
Lipitor, menacor, and pravachol used for high cholesterol
Amerge and Imiterex – prescribed for migraines
Tamiflu – prescribed for viral infections.
These are just a few medications that may alter your taste buds
This does not mean you should go home and throw out your needed medication. Just be aware
that as we grow older we may not be aware of the smells and tastes we had when were in our
SterlingVapor ECigs makes no claims as to the Electronic Cigarette being sold as a quit smoking device, only as an alternative from the lethal tobacco cigarette
You must be at least 18 years of age to purchase any Sterling Vapor electronic cigarette products.
Warning: Most e-liquids and pre-filled cartomizers contain nicotine which is addictive