A man in Florida, USA, had to be rushed to the hospital because his mouth was on fire while smoking. The 57-year-old man was using an electronic cigarette which then exploded in his mouth when smoked. The blast caused him to undergo intensive treatment for tongue and front teeth.
Unnamed man was indeed using electronic cigarettes to replace the original cigarette. The electronic cigarette is believed to be an effective therapy to eliminate the habit of smoking addiction without leaving the physical form of cigarettes smoked.
The police did not mention the brand of cigarettes that caused this man should have a small fire incident at his home. By the blast, carpet and some pictures on the wall of his house should be burned.
As of this writing, police are still investigating cigarette manufacturer caused the explosion at the mouth of the user.
The electronic cigarette is not recommended World Health Organization
World Health Organization (WHO) on the release, published 19 September 2008 has been declared a rejection of the electronic cigarette. “The electronic cigarette nicotine therapy is not adequate,” said the doctor Ala Alwan, Assistant Director-General of WHO’s Noncommunicable Diseases and Mental Health Cluster.
Typical of the electronic cigarette is made of stainless steel which has a chamber for storing liquid nicotine in various concentrations. The electronic cigarette is supported by a rechargeable battery which makes it light up like a real cigarette.
Users can turn on and suck it real without producing smoke. However, the chemical that smoked cigarettes as dangerous as the original when it enters the body.
WHO has no scientific evidence of the electronic cigarette manufacturers that the product is safe and feasible is recommended. WHO rejected the electronic cigarette is considered as an aid for smokers to stop smoking.
Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in the U.S. in 2010 had warned five electronic cigarette companies to create good manufacturing practice, it also makes health claims that can be proved from the use of electronic cigarettes.
Elektronuk cigarette first produced in China in 2004. Other countries later adopted the concept of electronic cigarette, and manufacture in this country, namely Brazil, Canada, Finland, Israel, Lebanon, Netherlands, Sweden, Turkey, Britain and the United States.