Teens Who Vape May Be More Likely to Smoke Cigarettes Later, Study Finds
Even though rates of teen smoking are on the decline, a new study find that teens who use e-cigarettes are more likely to light up their first traditional cigarette. The link was found to be even stronger for teens who never intended to smoke cigarettes, according to the study published today in
E-Cigarette Related Calls to Poison Control Centers Skyrocket for Children, Study Finds
The growing popularity of e-cigarettes has had an unintended consequence, with more young children swallowing or being exposed to the liquid nicotine that can be contained within the devices, according to a new study. Exposures among children under the age of 6 increased dramatically from January
FDA Issues New Regulations for E -Cigarettes and Other Tobacco Products
E-cigarettes will face new regulations by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, including requirements that affect manufacturing, ingredient labeling and not selling the product to those under the age of 18, the agency announced today. The FDA announced a plan to regulate e-cigarettes two years
FDA Issues New Regulations E -Cigarettes and Other Tobacco Products
Agency announced new regulations to combat "wild, wild west" of e-cigarettes.
California Raises Smoking Age to 21
The bill signed by Gov. Jerry Brown also restricts the use of e-cigarettes in public places.
Delta Flight Delayed After E-Cigarette Ignites In Passenger's Carry-On
An electronic cigarette in a Delta Airlines passenger's carry-on bag ignited Wednesday night while still on the tarmac, causing the flight to be delayed, the airline said. Delta flight 689 was scheduled to depart Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International Airport at 7:25 p.m. and arrive in St. Louis
How Raising California Smoking Age Could Save Lives
A California bill that could potentially raise the smoking age to 21 could have a wide-ranging effect on young adult health in the state, according to experts. Many smokers start as teens, even before they are legally of age to purchase cigarettes, but experts say if the age is raised to 21, it
Frequency of E-Cigarette Explosions May Force FDA to Regulate
The Obama administration is reviewing a bill to expand oversight of recreational use of electronic cigarettes.
13 'Healthy' Swaps That Can Backfire
Losing weight, boosting your energy, eating better: Whatever your health goals may be, dropping bad behaviors and replacing them with healthier ones is the first step to achieving them. Sometimes, though, your "better" choice has its own downsides—and may not actually be good for you at all. Here,
Teens Using E-Cig Devices to Vaporize Pot, Researchers Say
A new study found that teens have devised ways to turn e-cigarettes into devices for hashish oil, marijuana, wax and other cannabis products.