10 December 2015
According to tests performed by British American Tobacco and tissue engineering firm MatTek Corp., the E-Cigarette vapor is no more dangerous to human airways and respiratory tissue than air.
The results were obtained using a combination of laboratory tests and VITROCELL smoking robot with MatTek EpiAirway tissue. Robot was used to inhale cigarette smoke, e- cigarette vapors and air through EpiAirway tissue to test the influence of smoke and vapor on human respiratory tissue. read more »
16 November 2015
In the 16th century, a french doctor Jean Nicot prescribed tobacco as a medication to his patients and it is his name that gave name to Nicotine.
In the year 1828 Nicotine has been isolated for the first time, in 1843 its chemical composition was recognised and it was first time synthesized in 1904.
Nicotine is a colorless, odorless and oily substance obtained from tobacco leaves via water vapor destillation in alkaline enviroment and Ether Extraction or via Supercritical Extraction. read more »