Vaping and some flavorings, even without nicotine, triggered blood vessel dysfunction that can increase the risk of heart disease, the researchers reported.
Tonight, Long Beach City Council will vote to approve the inclusion of electronic cigarettes in the City’s tobacco laws, but it’s not the idea of regulation that has Long Beach’s e-cigarette shop owners fuming.
The Long Beach City Council unanimously supported a request that the City Attorney look into amending the Municipal Code regarding tobacco include e-cigarettes and vapor devices, as well as products which contain biologically active amounts of nicotine.
A Long Beach City Council agenda item proposed for tonight’s meeting seeks to restrict the way e-cigarette users use their vaporizers in public, as cities across the nation and world question the supposed benefits they provide chronic cigarette smokers in quitting and the possible adverse health affects they might have on the public.
With their two shops flanking LBCC, Vapes of Wrath and Revolver represent hubs for what is a growing vaping community in Long Beach. Along with a handful of other local e-cigarette shops, they would be hurt by the possible passage of a California Senate Bill that would classify electronic cigarettes as a tobacco product.