Can electronic cigarettes help smokers kick the traditional habit?
About Ballantyne Brands, LLC Electronic cigarettes, commonly called e-cigs, are alternatives to traditional tobacco products. Ballantyne Brands distributes our Mistic electronic cigarettes to thousands of retail outlets across the country. Ballantyne Brands offers rechargeable and non-rechargeable e-cigs in both traditional tobacco and menthol flavors at a variety of nicotine levels. Our team continually works to provide our customers with the highest quality products available at a price below our competitors and much less than that of traditional cigarettes.
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Electronic cigarette market expected to surpass conventional market in 10 years
Ho / Los Angeles) Darrin Gold had been smoking for 27 years when he picked up an electronic cigarette. The Los Angeles real estate broker had tried to quit via nicotine gum, patches and lozenges, and didn’t hold out much hope for the personal vaporizer. A few days later, he trashed his traditional cigarettes. Technically, e-cigarettes are not stop-smoking devices and may not be marketed as such. There is not much published scientific evidence that the devices are a viable method to quit cigarettes, says Linda Sarna, a professor at UCLA’s school of nursing and chair of the committee that recently enacted a campus-wide ban of cigarettes both traditional and electronic.
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(Brad Nettles/postandcourier.com) 6/21/13 An electronic cigarette is comprised of three parts: the battery, the atomizer or heating element, and the mouthpiece. (Brad Nettles/postandcourier.com) 6/21/13 The liquid placed in electronic cigarettes comes in a variety of flavors with varying amounts of nicotine or none at all. One 10-milliliter vial equals smoking a carton of average-nicotine cigarettes.
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