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Innovation for a Smoker Near You

Scott Goodson | Posted 03.09.2015 | Business
Scott Goodson

There is a movement afoot to innovate with nicotine and tobacco as well as inventing better, smarter products to help you stop smoking. Some of these areas have been a public taboo. Nevertheless, it seems as if innovation has exploded in this space of late.

Teen Use Of E-Cigarettes Is Rising

AP | By LAURAN NEERGAARD | Posted 02.15.2015 | Healthy Living

WASHINGTON (AP) — Electronic cigarettes have surpassed traditional smoking in popularity among teens, the government's annual drug use survey finds....

Leading Alternative Cigarette Firms Challenging the Big Tobacco Industry

David Drake | Posted 01.24.2015 | Business
David Drake

E-cigarette companies have been threats to big tobacco for a while and their market share looks likely to grow steadily. Indeed, a number of big tobacco companies are making sizable investments in them.

Number Of People Trying E-Cigarettes May Be Leveling Off

AP Medical Writer | MIKE STOBBE | Posted 09.25.2014 | Healthy Living

NEW YORK (AP) — A new government study suggests the number of U.S. adults who have tried electronic cigarettes may be leveling off. The proportio...

WHO Calls For Stiff Regulations Of E-Cigarettes

Reuters | Posted 10.26.2014 | Healthy Living

By Stephanie Nebehay GENEVA, Aug 26 (Reuters) - The World Health Organization (WHO) on Tuesday called for regulation of electronic ci...

E-Cigarettes May Be Tempting Non-Smoking Youths To Smoke

Reuters | Posted 10.25.2014 | Healthy Living

CHICAGO, Aug 25 (Reuters) - Electronic cigarettes may be more tempting to non-smoking youths than conventional cigarettes, and once young people hav...

Chicago, NYC, LA and San Francisco Implementing New E-Cigarette Laws

Bechara Choucair, M.D. | Posted 06.30.2014 | Healthy Living
Bechara Choucair, M.D.

Not allowing e-cigarettes to be used indoors is a smart move for cities and towns that want to preserve the health of their community. Adding e-cigarettes to smoke-free laws is also practical. People who want to smoke e-cigarettes can continue to do so in the same places where regular cigarettes are smoked, while everyone else can continue to breathe clean air wherever they work, learn and play.

E-Cigarette Sales To Minors: Hooking A New Generation?

Margaret I. Cuomo, M.D. | Posted 06.25.2014 | Healthy Living
Margaret I. Cuomo, M.D.

We have come too far, and battled far too long with the tobacco industry, to make the mistake of trusting the e-cigarette manufacturers to do what is right for America's children. While we wait for the scientific data to prove the harms of vaping, let's protect our middle and high schoolers from a lifelong addiction and a high risk of cancer.

Jillian Berman

E-Cigarette Rules Are Essentially A Huge Win For Big Tobacco

HuffingtonPost.com | Jillian Berman | Posted 04.28.2014 | Business

The FDA announced Thursday that it would regulate e-cigarettes for the first time. No one seems particularly impressed by the new effort. Publi...

Amanda L. Chan

FDA's Proposed Rules For E-Cigarettes Are Good 'First Step,' But More Regulation Needed, Health Experts Say

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda L. Chan | Posted 04.24.2014 | Healthy Living

Health experts and organizations are calling the Food and Drug Administration's proposed rules to regulate electronic cigarettes, or e-cigarettes, a g...

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 ...

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.

The Truth About The Safety Of E-Cigarettes

Posted 01.25.2014 | Healthy Living

By Christopher Wanjek, Columnist Published: 11/22/2013 08:44 AM EST on LiveScience At first, electronic cigarettes were a novelty -- something a...

Do Electronic Cigarettes Really Help Smokers Quit?

Posted 07.20.2013 | Healthy Living

By: Bahar Gholipour, Staff Writer Published: 05/20/2013 09:24 AM EDT on LiveScience Smokers who wish to quit commonly use electronic cigarettes ...