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Are Electronic Cigarettes a smoking cessation product?

Electronic Cigarettes have never been tested or proven to be a cessation device and are not sold or marketed as such. Only as an alternative to smoking that offers the freedom to smoke almost anywhere, anytime, social inclusion versus isolation, no first or second hand smoke, virtually odor-free smoking, non-flammability, convenience, and lower cost than traditional smoking.

How do the ingredients compare to those in common smoking products?

Save A Smoker E-Liquid contains only water, propylene glycol, vegetable glycerine, flavorings and (nicotine unless 0mg is chosen). The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has determined propylene glycol to be "generally recognized as safe" for use in food, cosmetics, and medicines, although use in simulated smoking devices is not currently included in the list of usages generally recognized as safe.

What is propylene glycol?

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has determined propylene glycol to be "generally recognized as safe" for use in food, cosmetics, and medicines. It is used in food coloring, and flavoring, as an additive to keep food, medicines and cosmetics moist, and in machines that simulate smoke, although usage in simulating smoking devices is not currently included in the list of uses generally recognized as safe by the FDA. In electronic cigarettes, propylene glycol functions to provide the vapor mist that looks like smoke and to suspend flavor.

What is nicotine and how does it affect the body?

Nicotine is an alkaloid found in certain plants, predominantly tobacco, and in lower quantities tomato, potato, eggplant, cauliflower, green peppers and some teas. When absorbed in small amounts, whether from cigarettes, cigars or , nicotine can cause stimulation, a feeling of relaxation, calmness, and alertness. The effects of nicotine can last from minutes to hours, and nicotine is considered habit forming and addictive.

The carcinogenic properties of nicotine in a standalone form, separated from tobacco smoke, have not been evaluated by the International Agency for Research on Cancer/IARC. The current available literature indicates that nicotine, on its own, does not promote the development of cancer in healthy tissue and has no mutagenic properties.

What does it taste and smell like?

The flavor emitted by the product replicates cigarettes and cigars, yet the odor is barely noticeable unlike traditional cigarettes and cigars that create lingering, difficult-to-neutralize smells in rooms, cars and clothing.

Where does the "smoke" go?

An Electronic Cigarette emits what appears to be smoke but is actually a virtually odorless mist that evaporates into the air within seconds, similar to the functioning of a humidifier. It leaves no visual residue in the air or lingering smell in clothes, home or car, whereas traditional smoking can leave an unsightly, acrid cloud known to irritate eyes and bother people's senses.

Can I smoke electronic cigarettes anywhere?

Since Save A Smoker Electronic Cigarettes are non-flammable, contain no tobacco and emit no secondhand smoke. Customers have used the product without issue or complaint in restaurants, traditional workplaces, and many other locations where traditional tobacco smoking is discouraged or prohibited.

Still, do not be surprised when people ask about your smoking electronic cigarettes. After all, to the casual observer, using them creates the appearance of tobacco smoking. Customers report that simply explaining to others how it works usually creates acceptance for using the product anywhere.

Why do people smoke electronic cigarettes?

Most people who smoke, smoke because they crave the tactile, emotional and physical sensations. Electronic Cigarettes provide pleasures similar to those commonly associated with traditional smoking. The leading reasons people use Electronic cigarettes include:

  • Freedom to smoke almost anywhere
  • Social inclusion versus isolation
  • No first or second hand smoke
  • Virtually odorless
  • Non-flammable, convenient
  • “Tobacco-like” taste and new flavors
  • Lower cost than traditional smoking

Are there any aspects about the product I should be aware of when using it?

All products are intended for use by committed smokers age 21 years and older, not by nonsmokers or by children, pregnant women, women breast feeding, or persons with or at risk of heart disease, high blood pressure, diabetes, or taking medicine for depression or asthma. Consult a physician if you experience nicotine misuse symptoms such as nausea, vomiting, dizziness, diarrhea, weakness and rapid heartbeat. If you smoke tobacco products, you are encouraged to stop. Please keep products out of the reach of children and pets. Ingestion of the certain pieces can present a choking hazard and ingestion of the non-vaporized concentrated ingredients can be poisonous.

If you should experience sore throat from overuse, discontinue use and drink lots of water.

This is not a smoking cessation product and is not to be used as such.