FDA to Regulate E-Cigarettes, Expand Checks on Other Tobacco Products
May 06, 2016 Food and Drug Administration has now put e-cigarettes under the same regulations as other cigarette and tobacco products.
New Study Reveals E-Cigarettes Don’t Help Smokers Quit
Jan 14, 2016 Generally, electronic cigarettes are being marketed as safer alternatives to traditional cigarettes. This also led to the idea that e-cigs and vapes can be used to help conventional smokers quit their unhealthy habit.
Health News 2015: E-Cigarette Exposure Weakens Immune System
Feb 06, 2015 In a laboratory study conducted on mice, researchers from the John Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health discovered that e-cigarettes can still negatively affect the immune system of lungs. The researchers noted that the mice used in the study became more vulnerable to disease infections after being exposed to the smoke from these devices, which are also known as vapes.
E-Cigarettes Could Cause Cancer, Study Says
Jan 29, 2015 A recent study published earlier this month in the New England Journal of Medicine claimed that electronic cigarettes contain dangerous levels of cancer-causing formaldehyde. However, advocates of e-cigarettes or vapes immediately criticized the study and said the findings of the researchers have been greatly exaggerated.
California Bill Aims to Ban E-Cigarettes in Public Places
Jan 28, 2015 San Francisco Senator Mark Leno is looking to ban the use of e-cigarettes in all public areas in California through a new bill introduced on Monday at the state's Capitol. The proposed law, named as the Senate Bill 140, will treat e-cigarettes or vapes like traditional cigarettes and will even impose stricter regulations on establishments selling them.
Indianapolis to Impose Stricter Restrictions on E-Cigarettes
Jan 05, 2015 A state lawmaker has proposed a bill aimed at restricting the sale and use of e-cigarettes in Indianapolis. The legislation, drafted and submitted by State Representative Ed Clere, includes imposing cigarette taxes on the electronic devices.