Because it releases a vapor, rather than traditional smoke, an e-cigarette does not have as noticeable of an aroma as traditional marijuana or hash cigarettes. Local law enforcement agencies tell the I-Team they haven't made many arrests involving e-cigarette type discount coupons devices so far, but it's a trend they are closely watching, as e-cigarettes become more popular nationwide. Instructional videos are popping up on YouTube showing people how to use e-cigarettes to take drugs, even reviewing certain models. There's a lot of people who try to abuse it, said Barry Gray, who owns Smokers Vapor in St. Petersburg. She says she's helped hundreds of people leave cigarettes behind. But she's also seen other local merchants selling similar devices specifically designed for marijuana and hash.
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Countries resolve to check e-cigarettes, hookah
Agreeing to take appropriate legislative, administrative and regulatory measures to prevent the use of water pipes (hookah), countries of this region were unanimous on the fact that smokeless tobacco including use of areca nut poses serious public health problems due to its high use. Due to high prevalence of its use, the wide diversity, the social acceptance of its use and lack of awareness of its adverse health consequences, they called for introducing strong legislations and regulations to control the use of smokeless tobacco. The recommendations made today are in line with obligations under Article 5.2(b) of the WHO FCTC to prevent and reduce nicotine addiction including through banning E- cigarettes or Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems (ENDS). The 4-day Regional Meeting on Implementation of WHO FCTC for South-East Asia Region was held here from July 23 and concluded today. The meeting was organised by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare in collaboration with WHO SEARO and Secretariat of WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (WHO FCTC), with technical assistance by WHO Country Office. The key objectives of the meeting were to review implementation of WHO FCTC and Realities And Files Of E cig Accesories What Are Included In The majority of E cigarette Starter Kits? major developments related to the treaty in the region and internationally and to facilitate inter country exchanges on implementation achievements and challenges, including identification of the best practices and the ways of further promoting their dissemination and use.
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