11 Nov '11, 12am

E-Cigarettes Face Criticism, Attempted Bans: by Anna Klenke Despite the public's increased awareness of the dang...

I recently had surgery to remove two large polyps from my vocal chords. The perfect storm of 27 years of smoking cigarettes, lecturing 10 times a week, and living in a high allergen area of the country was most certainly to blame for the polyps. Otherwise I was (and am) an incredibly healthy person - much healthier than many non-smokers. At any rate, the polyp surgery necessitated that I quit smoking. E-cigarettes enabled me to quit tobacco within three days and I haven't had one since quitting 6 months ago. My ENT (a highly rated one, by the way) was completely supportive of my switching to the vaporizer. He told me in no uncertain terms that nicotine is the absolutely least dangerous ingredient in traditional cigarettes, that nicotine is no more harmful than caffein. I know why the FDA is anti-electronic cigarettes: because the FDA is pro Big Pharma. Electronic cigarette...

Full article: http://www.care2.com/causes/e-cigarettes-face-criticism-a...

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