E-cigarettes snuffing out traditional cigarettes

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ecigsHOUSTON, TX – Mostly an internet based product, e-cigs are making their way into brick and mortar store fronts. We found create e-cigs in southwest Houston and couldn’t help but take a look inside.

Of course, some butt heads believe e-cigs are just blowing smoke. According to a report put out by the centers for disease control there’s been a 27.5% decrease in tobacco use from 2000-2011. And, another government survey found that 2.7% of U.S. adults had tried e-cigarettes by 2010, up from 0.6% a year earlier, causing tobacco companies to acknowledge the battery-operated addiction as a real competitor. Those companies are starting to buy in to the fad.

Not yet regulated by the food and drug admiration, e-cigs can’t be classified as safe but Tristan Dua says don’t be fooled by the smoke screen.

But hey, nicotine, regardless of how it’s used, isn’t good for you, but if vaping helps to quit. Then vape it up Houston.