Articles tagged with: tobacco


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.

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.

San Francisco Voters Uphold Ban on Flavored Tobacco Products (Vape Juice)

The voters of San Francisco voted to uphold a ban on flavored tobacco products, which includes vape juice as well as menthol cigarettes, which was earlier passed by the city council.

FDA Commissioner Gottlieb Addresses E-Cigarette Regulations (and Getting Sued)

At Healthy Returns forum, hosted by CNBC, FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb addressed a wide range of health concerns facing the United States, including tobacco and e-cigarettes. He also talked about the tobacco control groups suing him and the FDA for not implementing controls the vaping industry fast enough.

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.

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.

Genius Scientist Discovers Nicotine Increases Heart Rate (Satire)

The earth shattering news is out now thanks to super scientists at Karolinska Institute in Sweden. We should all switch back to cigarettes according to hysterical media worldwide.

Daily E-Cig Users Have the Highest Quit Smoking Rates

A study on merged data from other studies shows that e-cig users have a higher likely hood of kicking the smoking habit than smokers who haven't tried vaping.

UK Study Shows Vaping 99% Less Carcinogenic than Smoking

A study from the University of St. Andrews in the U.K. has shown that under appropriate operating conditions, e-cigs are up to 99% less carcinogenic that traditional cigs.