According to the French "Parisian" quoted by AFP on June 17, the study published by the British "Tobacco Management" medical journal on June 17 showed that the electronic cigarette network market is booming, with an average of about 10 new brands launched each month. And 240 new flavors.
According to reports, American researchers found that in January 2014, there were 466 e-cigarette brands on the Internet, covering 7764 flavors. By comparing the results of the initial survey in August 2012, the researchers found that the online average of 10.5 new brands and 242 new flavors per month. The most popular flavors are fruit, chocolate, wine and fast food.
In addition, research shows that the old e-cigarettes are more focused on the health of e-cigarettes and the efficacy of smoking cessation, while the new brands mostly pay attention to the shape and taste. As a participant in the study, Zhu Shuhong, director of the Center for Tobacco Control Research and Intervention in San Diego, USA, pointed out that the new brand does not seem to want to compare with cigarettes with a "carcinogenic image."
According to a World Health Organization study, about 6 million people worldwide die from tobacco poisoning each year. Proponents of e-cigarettes say e-cigarettes can help overcome cravings, but health authorities in most countries are cautious about this, emphasizing that the impact of long-term use of e-cigarettes is not yet clear.
According to another survey released by the Tobacco Management Medical Journal, about 29 million Europeans have tried to use e-cigarettes, most of them smokers or people who want to quit, in addition to young people aged 15 to 24, opponents Then worry, e-cigarettes will open the door for young people to smoke.