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Coud FDA E-Cigarette Regulations Help More People Quit Smoking?

The Conversation US | Posted 02.17.2016 | Healthy Living
The Conversation US

Federal officials are expected to come out with a decision any day now that could give the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) authority to develop regulations. But figuring out how to regulate e-cigarettes to maximize their benefits and minimize their risks is harder than it looks.

Man Critically Injured After E-Cigarette Explodes In His Face

The Huffington Post | Nina Golgowski | Posted 11.23.2015 | Crime

A Tennessee man may not be able to walk again after an electronic cigarette exploded in his face on Friday. Cordero Caples, 29, was hospitalized in cr...

Seeking Swifter Action In E-Cigarette Regulation

Ruth Macklin | Posted 03.04.2015 | Healthy Living
Ruth Macklin

The wheels of bureaucracy grind slowly in Washington, but we can only hope that the FDA can meet this new challenge with timely action to regulate the importation of e-cigarettes containing ingredients that are known health hazards.

Now That First Step's Been Taken to Control E-Cigarettes, Many More Should Follow

Nancy Brown | Posted 07.01.2014 | Healthy Living
Nancy Brown

E-cigarettes, and the furtively named "vaping" industry it has spawned, are a mostly uncharted territory of the public health landscape that is finally -- finally -- getting some guidance from the Food and Drug Administration.

The Hidden Dangers Of E-Cigarettes

Reuters | Posted 06.17.2014 | Business

(Repeats with no changes) By Toni Clarke WASHINGTON, April 17 (Reuters) - Complaints of injury linked to e-cigarettes, ...

Can Smokers Save on Insurance by Switching to E-Cigarettes?

PolicyGenius | Posted 05.31.2014 | Money
PolicyGenius

Insurers may warm to e-cigarettes in the coming years, but for now most of them will still think of you as a smoker even if you don't. In today's world of semi-privacy, it might be harder than you think to hide evidence of this should an insurer decide to look more closely.

Another City To Ban E-Cigarettes

The Huffington Post | Lydia O'Connor | Posted 03.19.2014 | Healthy Living

Electronic cigarettes are set to be as restricted in San Francisco as all other tobacco products after the city’s Board of Supervisors unanimously a...

Fifty Years After First Surgeon General Report on Smoking, E-Cigarettes Pose Latest Threat to Public Health

Sen. Richard Blumenthal | Posted 03.19.2014 | Politics
Sen. Richard Blumenthal

Proposed laws that would regulate e-cigarettes are met with opposition from those who dismiss e-cigarettes as products that present little or no risk. They claim e-cigarettes are a great way for smokers to quit smoking without exposing innocent bystanders to hazardous vapor. What they don't tell you is the impact that e-cigarettes are having on people who have never smoked before.

It's Disturbing That Health Advocates Are Against E-Cigs That Save Lives

Tony Newman | Posted 02.19.2014 | New York
Tony Newman

For the first time in my life, I have had a valuable tool and aid to help me quit smoking. And as a former pack-a-day smoker, my use of e-cigarettes these last five months means that 3,000 cigarettes did not go into my lungs.

WATCH: Oh No They Didn't (Yes They Did)

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 11.07.2013 | Weird News

A new e-cigarette ad with a woman talking dirty is supposed to be smoking-hot. But some say it's not. British e-cig manufacturer VIP trotted out a ...

City Is Considering Big Move On E-Cigs

The Huffington Post | Posted 11.06.2013 | Business

New York City is considering a measure that would raise the legal age to buy e-cigarettes to 21, according to the minutes of a city council meeting he...

Electronic Cigarettes -- Let's Think Before We Inhale

Jeffrey B. Lane | Posted 09.21.2013 | Business
Jeffrey B. Lane

As is the case with conventional cigarettes, e-cigarettes deliver nicotine, an addictive drug. Beyond their addictive quality, the health consequences of e-cigarettes are largely unknown. Before we jump on the bandwagon of promotion, let's consider the facts.

Bruno Mars: 'This Is For You Mom'

The Huffington Post | Carolina Moreno | Posted 06.03.2013 | Latino Voices

Bruno Mars’ new investment won’t go up in smoke -- or so the star believes as he recently signed to financially back NJOY, the electronic cigarett...

Best/Worst Brands: Breaking Good, Afros and Crowdfunding

Alona Elkayam | Posted 06.25.2013 | Style
Alona Elkayam

Whenever I see a really big afro in bustling NYC, I get the feeling it's winking at me, saying, "Remember me?" When an afro sighting is followed up by a throwback cigarette or e-cigarette advertisement on a bus shelter I don't smile, for a moment i get genuinely confused what era it is.

PHOTOS: Katherine Heigl Puffs On Electronic Cigarette

Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Katherine Heigl is still puffing away on her electronic cigarette. She enjoyed an outdoor lunch and smoke Wednesday afternoon and Bauer Griffin has th...

E-Cigarette: CONTROVERSY Over Supposedly 'Eco-Friendly' Cigarette

Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Controversy is brewing over new so-called "e-cigarettes" (electronic cigarettes) that claim to be both safe (they deliver the nicotine to the lungs vi...