Articles tagged with: smoking
Youth Drug Usage Survey Destroys Claim That Vaping is a Gateway Drug
How can vaping be a gateway drug if drug usage is down amid a vaping "epidemic" among the youth?
Altria Halts Sales of Flavored Vape Juice as FDA Increases Scrutiny on JUUL
The tobacco company Altria Group has decided to stop selling flavored liquids in its pod-based systems and cig-a-likes after meeting with FDA commissioner Gottlieb.
FDA Caves to Political Pressure - Announces Huge Changes to E-Cig Policy
The spectre of teenage nicotine addiction has been successfully used to change FDA policy regarding the availability e-cigarettes, particularly flavored vape juice and pod systems, to U.S. adult consumers.
Scientists Scare Up Publicity with Prelimary DNA Study - Ends Up Admitting Lower Risk of E-Cigs
Scientists from the University of Minnesota get dozens of articles written about a preliminary study that hasn't been presented or published but admit that the risk presented from e-cigs are far different from cigs.
Americans See Vaping as Less Harmful than Tobacco (But Worse than Marijuana)
Americans identified smoking cigarettes, pipes and cigars as more harmful than vaping but vaping is still seen as more harmful than using marijuana.
U.K. Study Provides Evidence that E-Cigs May Better Help Smokers Drop Cigarettes
A study from the University of East Anglia in the U.K. provides evidence that e-cigarettes help smokers get off cigarettes where other methods fail.
Smoking in U.S. Hits New Lows AP Gives Credit to Vaping
The CDC has released new data showing smoking rates in the US has fallen to new lows, around 14% down from 16% in the previous year -- AP gives some credit to e-cigarettes.
American Cancer Society shifts stance on E-Cigs in Position Statement
In a position statement released in February 2018, the American Cancer Society has changed its views on e-cigarettes and how they should be regulated. The policy statement will guide the non-profits efforts on tobacco control and smoking cessation efforts going forward.
UK Stop Smoking Campaign Endorses E-Cigarettes
Public Health England, a UK government entity, has endorsed the used of e-cigarettes as part of its Stoptober campaign to help Britons quit smoking.
Society Switching to Vaping from Smoking Can Prevent Millions of Early Deaths
A new study published in Tobacco Control, a peer reviewed journal has concluded that potentially millions of Americans can avoid an early death from tobacco related diseases by switching to vaping.