Now, an ‘e-cig’ that gives you satisfaction sans the side-effects

November 14th, 2007 - 2:41 am ICT by admin  
Celebrity hangout Chinawhite in Soho is trying out Britain’s first “e-cig,” a six inch white plastic stick that creates battery powered smoke puffs while it also glows red with every puff.

In addition, the smoker can even get a nicotine kick by purchasing a nicotine cartridge, which provides the equivalent nicotine of 30 cigarettes.

A 50 pound starter pack includes the cigarette, a filter and a battery recharger. anufacturer the Golden Dragon Group says the invention has no harmful side-effects because there is no smoke or tar. Clubs should move with the times and offer members the choice to smoke outside or enjoy a smoke-free cigarette indoors. We’re trialling these e-cigs to see if our members like them and the few that have tried them say they are amazing,” the Daily Mail quoted John Stephen, co-founder of Chinawhite, as saying.

“In my opinion, our members who do wish to smoke should be given options that don’t simply force them to light up on the street,” he added.

However, the novel invention was no well received by some. Phuong Nguyen, 25, a bar worker from Bethnal Green, thinks that the 50-pound price tag could put some people off.

“You can feel the nicotine and it gives you a good taste. In a club I’

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