Liquid Nicotine for E-Cigarettes Poses Poison Risk

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Liquid nicotine sold for refilling e-cigarettes (e-liquids) can pose a great danger due to lack of federal regulation and potential for accidental poisoning, particularly among children. In 2013 there was a 300% increase in poisoning cases connected to e-liquids compared to the previous year, and experts are predicting that number will double in 2014. E-cigarettes and their ingredients are currently not federally regulated, although the FDA has stated that it has future plans for regulation.  A lethal dose of a higher concentration of e-liquids could be as little as one tablespoon for adults. 

Liquid Nicotine for E-Cigarettes Poses Poison Risk
Liquid Nicotine for E-Cigarettes Poses Poison Risk
A dangerous new form of a powerful stimulant is hitting markets nationwide, for sale by the vial, the gallon and even the barrel. The drug is nicotine, in its potent, liquid form — extracted from tobacco and tinctured with a cocktail of flavorings, colorings and assorted chemicals to feed the ...
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