The American Association of Poison Control Centers issued the following press statement on the introduction of the Child Nicotine Poison Prevention Act of 2014. ALEXANDRIA, Va. – The American Association of Poison Control Centers and the experts at America’s 55 poison centers are commending Senator Bill Nelson (D-FL) for his introduction ofRead more
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Despite the fact that traditional cigarette consumption has been on the decline in the United States since the mid-1970s1, the use of electronic cigarettes, or “e-cigarettes,” among adults and teenagers is becoming more and more prevalent. These devices are regularly marketed as a safe alternative to smoking conventional cigarettes, andRead more
Reader Question: What diseases and viruses can an infant get from putting a used cigarette butt in their mouth? My family doubts my statements on facts of this and I need to show them. – Holly Expert Response: Bacteria and viruses can live outside the body for a shortRead more