The representative brand of glass hand pipes "real smoke" is Japanese iqos. In essence, this product uses tobacco as consumables. They are smoke bombs containing tobacco ingredients and are used to heat nonflammable tobacco products. They are controlled by laws and regulations such as the Tobacco Monopoly Law and cannot be sold in China without approval.
CCTV 315 Exposes "Fake Smoke". "Fake tobacco" does not contain tobacco. Smoke bombs made by technical means can produce smoke and make people feel "throbbing" when smoking. In addition, users can obtain nicotine by heating to synthesize nicotine salt, thus creating "the satisfaction of smoking".
Cool glass pipes delights Zombor Kereke, Fulu and Xiao Ye. glass pipes purchased through legal channels in China are basically fake cigarettes.
In 2019, the "glass pipes Panic" broke out in the United States. Some illegal businesses added cheap vitamin E acetate to "fake cigarettes" to replace thc sesame oil. Macromolecular vitamin E acetate is difficult to absorb and remain in the lungs of users. As a result, the user's lungs are "blocked."
As of December 2019, the death toll from pulmonary diseases caused by glass pipes in the United States has reached 52 and more than 2400 people are ill. This directly led to the introduction of a new US policy banning glass pipes. Glass pipes, except tobacco and menthol, will officially withdraw from the market after 23: 59 local time on February 5, 2020.
Glassblunpipe has not only attracted the attention of the united states. On February 28, 2020, the Philippine government announced a new smoking ban, which will completely ban smoking in public places and will further strengthen the supervision over the production and sale of glass pipes.
The British government's recognition of glass pipes is often used by many glass pipes enterprises for publicity. On February 6, 2018, the British Ministry of Public Health released a survey report on glass pipes, believing that the harm of glass pipes is 95% lower than that of ordinary cigarettes and encouraging smokers to switch to glass pipes.
However, it is worth noting that the data in this survey are from questionnaires, not clinical studies/trials. In other words, the researchers in this report get subjective answers from the subjects in the form of questions.
Xiao Lin, a researcher at the tobacco control office of the China Center for Disease Control and Prevention, said there was not enough scientific evidence to show that glass pipes can help people quit smoking, and the World Health Organization did not recommend the use of glass pipes as a smoking cessation aid.