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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...

Latest Research on Tobacco Use and Health Care Cost Has Global Implications

Dr. Derek Yach | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Dr. Derek Yach

High BMI and smoking remain among the top three risk factors that contribute to the highest burden of disease in Western Europe and the U.S., and the research mentioned above highlights this issue and discusses potential solutions, with implications far beyond South Africa.

Tobacco Company Makes Big E-Cigarette Move

AP | Michael Felberbaum | Posted 10.01.2013 | Business

RICHMOND, Va. — Lorillard Inc. says it has acquired British-based electronic cigarette maker SKYCIG for 30 million pounds (about $49 million). Th...

AGs Push For Tighter Rules On 'Highly Addictive' E-Cigarettes

AP | MARK PRATT | Posted 11.24.2013 | Business

BOSTON -- Forty attorneys general sent a letter to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday urging the agency to meet its own deadline and reg...

A Letter to Jenny McCarthy

Lesleyann Coker | Posted 11.13.2013 | TV
Lesleyann Coker

You committed the biggest sin of all for a TV talk show host and something I never expected from Jenny McCarthy: you were boring.

New Study Tests E-Cigarettes For Smokers Trying To Quit

The Huffington Post | Amanda Chan | Posted 09.07.2013 | Healthy Living

Electronic cigarettes, which provide nicotine without the cigarette smoke toxins, work just as well as nicotine patches in helping people to quit smok...

Lighter Cigarettes by Any Other Name Would Kill as Many Smokers

Lynn T. Kozlowski, Ph.D. | Posted 11.05.2013 | Healthy Living
Lynn T. Kozlowski, Ph.D.

Products once labeled as lighter and milder are still sold. Even if labeled with random letters in plain white packs, consumers through tasting can identify the milder, lighter, smoother brands, and need to know that such brands are not linked to any reduced risks.

Woman Claims E-Cigarette Explosion Almost Destroyed Her Home

The Huffington Post | Posted 09.04.2013 | Business

An Atlanta woman claims her home was nearly destroyed after her electronic cigarette exploded, lighting her couch and rug on fire. Elizabeth Wilko...

9 Terribly Disturbing Things About Electronic Cigarettes

The Huffington Post | Posted 12.19.2013 | Business

By now, you've probably seen them being smoked on the subway or in a bar -- those shiny, futuristic, battery-operated nicotine inhalers better know as...

Is 'Vaping' Better Than Smoking?

Sheelah A. Feinberg | Posted 10.30.2013 | New York
Sheelah A. Feinberg

E-cigarettes are big business. This year, e-cigarette retail sales could hit $1 billion. If online sales are included, the figure jumps to $1.7 billion.

What Are E-cigarettes and Why Are They Here?

Dr. Daniel Seidman | Posted 09.25.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Daniel Seidman

By adding e-cigarettes, rather than subtracting tobacco cigarettes, many smokers will miss an opportunity to protect their physical, emotional and financial health.

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.

9 Things to Think About When Thinking About Cigars -- Little or Big

Lynn T. Kozlowski, Ph.D. | Posted 09.17.2013 | Healthy Living
Lynn T. Kozlowski, Ph.D.

Cigars can be as deadly as cigarettes -- especially for former cigarette smokers, for those who smoke smaller cigars, for those who inhale and for those who smoke several times a day.

9 Things to Think About When Thinking About E-Cigarettes

Lynn T. Kozlowski, Ph.D. | Posted 08.24.2013 | Healthy Living
Lynn T. Kozlowski, Ph.D.

E-cigs are much safer than cigarettes. We don't need clinical trials to know that a large rock falling on a person is much more dangerous than a small rock falling on someone. Compared to cigarettes, reduced risks of e-cigs are obvious.

Smoke After Sex?

Jeff Danziger | Posted 08.17.2013 | Comedy
Jeff Danziger

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E-Cigarettes Gain Steam, But Health Experts Wary It Could Be 'Gateway' To Tobacco Smoking

Reuters | Posted 08.13.2013 | Healthy Living

By Kate Kelland and Ben Hirschler LONDON, June 13 (Reuters) - Puffing on slim metal tubes loaded with pale yellow liquid, two London b...

Do E-Cigarettes Really Help Smokers Quit?

| Posted 07.07.2013 | Healthy Living

By Alisa Opar (Click here for the original article) Everyone knows that cigarettes are bad for you. Yet 45 million Americans smoke, a habit that s...

Can't Quit Smoking? Try Vaping

Paul LaRosa | Posted 06.22.2013 | Healthy Living
Paul LaRosa

This time, she couldn't seem to quit -- or didn't want to. So a friend of mine from out West -- where all new trends seem to develop first -- told me that she'd bought her husband what are now commonly called e-cigarettes, and he stopped smoking.

Sin Taxes Should at Least Reflect Risk

Jeff Stier | Posted 06.01.2013 | Politics
Jeff Stier

As the FDA continues to slowly ponder the complicated challenge of regulating tobacco products, other states can follow the leads of Indiana and, hopefully Oklahoma, by embracing the products of innovation to reduce the risk of smoking related diseases.

The Future of Nicotine Addiction: When Smokers Become Vapers

Brent Green | Posted 06.01.2013 | Business
Brent Green

The nation's tobacco industry is facing one monumental impediment to future growth: a shrinking (and dying) customer base of cigarette smokers.

LOOK: This E-Cigarette Is For Ladies Only

The Huffington Post | Posted 12.27.2012 | Women

Today in "absurd products arbitrarily marketed to women," we bring you ... the ladies-only electronic cigarette. For those of you who have been puffin...

Celebrities Smoking Electronic Cigarettes

Posted 05.08.2012 | Celebrity

Don Draper 2.0? Perhaps. Celebrities sure are game to hop on the bandwagon when a new trend hits town -- even when it comes to giving their bad ha...

What To Do When You 'Just Can't Quit'

Dr. Daniel Seidman | Posted 12.25.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Daniel Seidman

When marketers capitalize on the unhelpful belief that it's impossible to quit, it reinforces addicted smokers' own broken confidence.

E-Cigarettes To Be Regulated As Tobacco Products

AP | By MICHAEL FELBERBAUM | Posted 06.26.2011 | Home

RICHMOND, Va. -- The Food and Drug Administration said Monday that it plans to regulate smokeless electronic cigarettes as tobacco products and won't ...

Are E-Cigarettes Evil?

Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

In case you somehow missed it, President Obama has quit smoking. That's right, the Commander in Chief no longer smokes. And while there's no clear wor...