August 1, 2011
Hop-on’s USAcig Nicotine Products Are Requested by China
TEMECULA, Calif., Aug. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Hop-on, Inc. (HPNN.PK) announced today its recently acquired USAcig's nicotine products are in demand by several groups in China. China has banned domestic electronic cigarette manufacturers due to lack of safety and various quality reasons. Hop-on's nicotine is a US based product that will supply China and use US trade agreements to push its products in China.
Recently, an international study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association, shows smoking in China is on the rise and Chinese people are taking up the habit at an earlier age. China, the world's largest tobacco producer, is also its biggest consumer - more than 300 million men and 20 million women smoke.
China accounts for a third of all cigarettes smoked worldwide, and about 3,000 people die every day here from smoking-related illness, according to the World Health Organization. Cigarette smoke contributes to four of the five leading causes of death in China, WHO says.
Peter Michaels, CEO of Hop-on stated, "Since China is the largest population, largest smoking population and four of the five leading causes of death are attributable to smoking in China, Hop-on is targeting Chinese officials using the statistics from smoking related illnesses and deaths of Hop-on's US based nicotine products as a smoking alternative in the China market. Since China has banned its own electronic cigarette manufacturers, Hop-on will us its business connections in China and the power of the US Government trade agreements to sell its products in the Chinese market."
About USAcig, Inc.
USAcig, Inc. is the only US-based manufacturer making the actual nicotine cartridges/products in the US. The Electric Cigarette(TM) is an alternative to traditional tobacco products. It is a battery-powered device providing inhaled doses of nicotine by delivering vaporized water, propylene glycol, nicotine solution and other non-carcinogens. In addition to nicotine delivery, this vapor also provides a flavor and physical sensation similar to that of inhaled tobacco smoke, while no tobacco, smoke, or combustion is actually involved in its operation. USAcig, Inc. is a US-based manufacturer of "The Electric Cigarette(TM)" and "The Electric Cigar(TM)". USAcig, Inc. manufactures its cartridges in the United States and the electronics are manufactured in China. USAcig, Inc. also has US-based doctors on its board monitoring and supervising medical related issues or opportunities. For more information, visit www.USAcig.com
About Hop-on, Inc.
Hop-on, Inc. is a leading international manufacturer of electronics. Since the company's inception, it has been known for developing the world's first $10 disposable cell phone. Today, Hop-on remains one of the few U.S. based manufacturers of cellular technology. The Company currently develops and manufactures electronic cigarettes and cigars for distributors throughout the U.S. and internationally. Hop-on also offers multi-media services and has secured licensing agreements from essential patent holders for GSM, CDMA and WIFI technologies.
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