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Beware eLiquid Sharks: The Uncertainty of Vaping Is Real

Uncle Louie | Posted 08.31.2015 | Business
Uncle Louie

Vaping has become big business, but not all business is good business. While some Vapor dealers are sharks and others are large companies, all have one thing in common.

New Study Links Teen Vaping To Teen Cigarette Smoking

LiveScience.com | Anna Almendrala | Posted 08.20.2015 | Healthy Living

By: Cari Nierenberg, Contributing writer Published: 08/19/2015 02:18 PM EDT on LiveScience Teens who use electronic cigarettes may be more likely to ...

Legal Weed Market Is Heating Up For Vape Shops

Reuters | Posted 07.29.2015 | Business

(Repeats for additional subscribers) By Jilian Mincer NEW YORK, July 29 (Reuters) - When Matt and Jen Osmun opened thei...

At What Age Is It OK for My Teen to Watch Movies or TV Shows With Drug Use, Such as Breaking Bad?

Common Sense Media | Posted 06.26.2015 | Parents
Common Sense Media

This is probably a perfect example of how families must make individual choices based on their kids' maturity and their own family's values. If your teen is interested, try to watch together.

How I Quit Smoking, Stopped Vaping and Learned to Eliminate Stress... One Breath at a Time

Talia Eisenberg | Posted 06.25.2015 | Healthy Living
Talia Eisenberg

When I quit smoking with a rudimentary electronic cigarette in 2010, I was so passionate about this viable alternative to combustible tobacco that at...

Teens Freak Out While Watching Old Cigarette Commercials

The Huffington Post | Andy McDonald | Posted 06.15.2015 | Comedy

It was a different time.

Vape Pens Sales Continue Booming Despite Looming Restrictions

Abdullah Saeed | Posted 06.10.2015 | Business
Abdullah Saeed

Electronic cigarettes and vaporizing devices became available less than a decade ago, and have since grown into a multi-billion dollar industry despite a lack of data demonstrating their safety for consumers.

It's Time to Regulate America's Latest Addiction

Ronald A. DePinho, M.D | Posted 06.08.2015 | Healthy Living
Ronald A. DePinho, M.D

As a science-based organization, we applaud any and all instances where sound data informs public policy. So let's examine what we do know about e-cigarettes.

How to Get Started with E-Cigarettes

Oscar Raymundo | Posted 03.29.2015 | San Francisco
Oscar Raymundo

Over the last year, vaping (or "smoking" e-cigarettes) has gone mainstream, as more former smokers turn to this alternative to the dangers of smoking real cigarettes.

E-Cigarettes Could Face Major Bans In California

The Huffington Post | Lydia O'Connor | Posted 01.27.2015 | Healthy Living

On the heels of a study that found electronic cigarettes may expose users to high levels of formaldehyde, the California senate has introduced a bill ...

E-Cig Users and Vapers Need to Join Anti-Drug War Movement

Tony Newman | Posted 02.22.2015 | Politics
Tony Newman

It is time for smokers and vapers to join the growing anti-drug war movement. Smokers and vapers may not think about it, but they are also drug users and they are being demonized and threatened like other drug users. And vapers may not know it, but they are harm-reductionists.

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....

On This Great American Smokeout: Let's Finish It

Robin Koval | Posted 01.20.2015 | Healthy Living
Robin Koval

While products like e-cigarettes may offer current adult smokers a path to quit, nicotine consumption has no place in the lives of young people.

And The Word Of The Year Is...

The Huffington Post | Claire Fallon | Posted 11.19.2014 | Books

Sorry, bae: Oxford Dictionaries has chosen their 2014 word of the year, and it’s vape. That would be the term for using an e-cigarette to enjoy burs...

How E-Cigarettes Are Helping Scientists Understand Smoking Addiction

Reuters | By Kate Kelland | Posted 01.10.2015 | Healthy Living

By Kate Kelland LONDON (Reuters) - British scientists say they have found the best way yet to analyze the effects of smoking on the brai...

E-Cigarettes and Maintenance Therapy: A Smart Public Health Approach

Julie Netherland | Posted 11.17.2014 | Politics
Julie Netherland

E-cigarettes illustrate how harm reduction approaches to drug policy, particularly maintenance or substitution therapies, are at once both filled with promise and deeply misunderstood.

Why I Opened a Vaporium and Am Dedicating My Life to Reducing Smoking

Talia Eisenberg | Posted 10.12.2014 | New York
Talia Eisenberg

If policymakers and the media demonize e-cigarettes they are doing a great disservice to people who are either using e-cigs or plan to one day, by discouraging them from using this powerful tool.

This Man Is An Athlete In A Sport You've Never Heard Of

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 08.05.2014 | Weird News

Vaping has apparently become a sport. With e-cigarettes gaining popularity and dedicated vape shops popping up in cities all across the country, p...

Tell Young People the Truth: E-Cigarettes and Vaping Flavors Help People Quit Smoking

Tony Newman | Posted 09.23.2014 | Politics
Tony Newman

It seems like every day we hear a new attack - yet these products are actually helping some people quit or cut back on the much more dangerous alternative of smoking tobacco.

We Should Cheer E-Cigs and Vaping, Not Equate it With Smoking

Tony Newman | Posted 09.06.2014 | Politics
Tony Newman

Anti-smoking advocates have become so used to demonizing smoking and so afraid of giving an inch that they are waging a war against a practice that is actually accomplishing the goal of reducing or eliminating people's smoking.

Anna Almendrala

Smokers Are Getting Skeptical About E-Cigarettes

HuffingtonPost.com | Anna Almendrala | Posted 05.20.2014 | Healthy Living

The science about electronic cigarettes and their effectiveness as smoking-cessation tools is still emerging, but consumer perceptions of harm associa...

What You Absolutely Must Know About E-Cigarettes

The Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 05.14.2014 | Healthy Living

Those colorfully lit e-cigarettes are giving off way more than just "harmless water vapor," according to a comprehensive new study review by UC San Fr...

E-Cigarettes: Where There's Smoke, There's Fear

John Branch | Posted 07.08.2014 | New York
John Branch

On April 28, New York City didn't care whether I puffed on an electronic cigarette in a bar or anywhere else; beginning on the 29, it did.

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.

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.