The Electronic Cigarette and the FDA

In 2009 the FDA released a report stating that the electronic cigarette contained dangerous carcinogens.

One of the two electronic cigarettes was tested was the NJOY electronic cigarette. The FDA did indeed find four tobacco specific nitrosamines, although what they didn't say (but their scientists did) was that the levels in which the nitosamines were found were thousands of times lower than that those found in regular cigarettes and at similar levels to those found in peanut butter. (Source: Professor Siegel.)

Carl Phillips essentially agreed with our interpretation, arguing that the FDA's press release had very little scientific significance - but huge political significance.

To see the full text see an Interview with Carl Phillips.

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More video extracts from our interview with Carl Phillips


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