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FDA To Propose First E-Cigarette Regulations

AP | MICHAEL FELBERBAUM | Posted 06.23.2014 | Business

WASHINGTON (AP) — The federal government's move to regulate e-cigarettes is a leap into the unknown. Most everyone agrees a ban on selling them to ...

Big Changes Are Coming To The E-Cigarette Industry

AP | By MICHAEL FELBERBAUM | Posted 06.22.2014 | Business

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Smokers are increasingly turning to battery-powered electronic cigarettes to get their nicotine fix. They're about to find out ...

WATCH: E-Cigarette Explodes In Pub, Sets Bartender's Dress On Fire

Posted 04.09.2014 | Weird News

Over the weekend, an electronic cigarette reportedly exploded in a crowded British pub, scorching the dress of the bartender. According to the York...

E-cigarettes: Is Liquid Nicotine Safe?

Ruth Macklin | Posted 06.04.2014 | Healthy Living
Ruth Macklin

The debate over e-cigarettes has been heating up. Are the smokeless, battery-powered, nicotine-dispensing devices a gateway to smoking for young people or a helpful way for smokers to quit? Public health experts can be found on both sides of the debate.

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.

Liquid Death From E-Cigarettes? You've Got a Long Way to Go, Baby

Dr. Amy Fairchild | Posted 05.28.2014 | Science
Dr. Amy Fairchild

If, as predicted, e-cigarettes result in double the number of liquid nicotine exposures this year, they are still a very long way even from making it into the top 25 causes of exposures.

Do Electronic Cigarettes Help Smokers Quit?

Youth Radio -- Youth Media International | Posted 05.26.2014 | San Francisco
Youth Radio -- Youth Media International

By: Jenny Bolario Vape pens, or e-cigarettes, are often billed as a safer way for smokers to get their fix. The user breathes in water vapor infused ...

The Hidden Danger In E-Cigs

The Huffington Post | Emily Thomas | Posted 03.24.2014 | Healthy Living

Vials of poison are lurking in nearly every corner bodega. And according to reports, they're hidden beneath the flashy exteriors of e-cigarettes, the ...

Why You Don't Have to Put Up With Cigarette Companies Targeting Your Kids

Common Sense Media | Posted 05.07.2014 | Parents
Common Sense Media

Today, tobacco products are banned from commercials and smoking is on the decline. But don't be fooled. Tobacco companies still spend almost $10 billion a year on marketing. And most of that goes to programs that make cigarettes cheaper -- meaning more accessible to kids.

Anna Almendrala

E-Cigarette Use Doubles Among U.S. Teens -- But What's The Connection With Cigarette Smoking?

HuffingtonPost.com | Anna Almendrala | Posted 03.06.2014 | Healthy Living

Electronic cigarettes exist in a limbo world of laws, even as use of the battery-powered nicotine vaporizer grows across the nation. The U.S. Food and...

ANOTHER Major City Bans E-Cigarettes In Public Places

The Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 05.19.2014 | Healthy Living

It took a decades-long public health effort to push cigarette use to the margins in the United States. But measures to restrict electronic cigarettes ...

Dog Dies After Eating Electronic Cigarette Capsule

The Huffington Post | Sara Gates | Posted 02.18.2014 | Green

A warning to pet owners: Keep cigarettes -- even electronic ones -- out of reach. A dog owner in the United Kingdom is mourning the loss of his 14...

How Little Exercise Can You Get Away With?

Posted 02.13.2014 | OWN

By Dr. Mehmet Oz I'm always fielding health questions from friends, acquaintances, even people on the street -- I consider it part of my job....

Are E-Cigarettes the New Celebrity Accessory?

Lesley Daunt | Posted 04.03.2014 | Entertainment
Lesley Daunt

Leonardo DiCaprio, Jenny McCarthy, Stephen Dorff, Kevin Connolly, Bruno Mars... the list goes on and on when it comes to celebrities and the new "it" ...

Why We Must Regulate E-Cigarettes

Janie Heath | Posted 04.08.2014 | Impact
Janie Heath

Spoof or not, e-cigarettes are no laughing matter. Neither are their largely unknown health consequences.

The Rise of the Electronic Cigarette Cognoscenti

India Mandelkern | Posted 01.20.2014 | Los Angeles
India Mandelkern

The electronic cigarette has been on the scene for only a couple of years, but its proponents are already creating a vibrant culture of their own. The...

End the Tobacco Epidemic: Enough is Enough -- Together, We Can Save Half a Million Lives Every Year

Harold Wimmer | Posted 03.25.2014 | Impact
Harold Wimmer

Without stronger laws to protect people, the door is left wide open for the tobacco industry to take advantage. Cigarette manufacturers have bought companies that make e-cigarettes, cigars and smokeless tobacco products to grow their empire, increase profits and maintain power over our youth.

Smoking Gun: 50th Anniversary of Tobacco-Cancer Connection

Paul Spector, M.D. | Posted 03.24.2014 | Healthy Living
Paul Spector, M.D.

As Phillip Morris said in their Virginia Slims ad, attempting to attract female smokers by tapping into the women's liberation movement, "You've come a long way, baby." But the truth is tobacco remains a formidable problem, baby.

Smoke and Mirrors

Gregory T. Angelo | Posted 03.23.2014 | Politics
Gregory T. Angelo

Which sounds more ridiculous: a ban on smoke or a ban on steam? And yet in the bizarro world of liberalism run wild, Democrats will fight like hell to push for pot permissibility and engage in an equally pugnacious press to ban e-cigarettes indoors.

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.

Saving Mr. Disney: What Walt Taught Us

Cary A. Presant, M.D. | Posted 03.17.2014 | Healthy Living
Cary A. Presant, M.D.

So with what we know today, we could have saved Mr. Disney, and many of the other celebrities. More importantly, you can save your own life by recognizing the problem of smoking addiction and committing yourself to improvement.

Another Major City Passes E-Cigarette Ban

Posted 01.25.2014 | Chicago

Get ready to take that habit outside, e-cigarette smokers. The Chicago City Council on Wednesday moved to ban the smoking of e-cigarettes in most i...

Senators Slam 'Glamorization' Of E-Cigarettes At Golden Globes

Reuters | Posted 03.16.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON, Jan 14 (Reuters) - A group of U.S. senators is taking the Golden Globes to task for showing celebrities puffing on electronic cigarettes...

City Takes A Big Step Toward E-Cigarette Ban

Posted 01.23.2014 | Chicago

Chicago took a big step toward becoming the next city to ban the smoking of e-cigarettes indoors on Monday. The City Council's Health and Finance C...

Should Campus Smoking Bans Include E-Cigs?

Posted 01.23.2014 | College

Most college students today don't know what it's like to be able to burn a cigarette on campus, but if current trends continue, they may not know what...