Study Says Vaping May Cause Unique Problems As Bad As SmokingA team of researchers found that e-cigarette users had increased levels of chemicals linked to various lung diseases, as well as inflammatory diseases like lupus and psoriasis.
Anti-Smoking Campaign Endorses Using E-CigarettesThe "Stoptober" campaign will reportedly promote using the controversial devices in their television ads this October.
Study Finds E-Cigarette Users More Likely To Kick HabitPeople who use e-cigarettes are more likely to kick the habit than those who do not, a new study found. The research is the largest look yet at e-cigarette users, and found that e-cigarettes play a role in helping people quit.
Austin Bans E-Cigarette Use In Public AreasThe Austin City Council voted unanimously Thursday to add e-cigarettes to the list of tobacco products that are banned in public areas such as parks, restaurants and bars. The ban takes effect on July 3.
Officials: "Troubling" Growth Of Teen E-Cigarette UsageThe rising number of teenagers using e-cigarettes is worrying some health officials.
Senator: Exploding E-Cigarette Recalls Need To Be ConsideredU.S. Sen. Charles Schumer is increasing the heat on the federal government to consider recalling e-cigarette batteries and devices that explode and catch fire, injuring users.
E-Cigarette Fires & Injuries On The RiseThe FDA, which began regulating e-cigarettes in May, identified about 66 explosions related to e-cigarettes in 2015 and early 2016, after recording 92 explosions from 2009 to September 2015.
Surgeon General Calls Youth 'Vaping' A Public Health ThreatThe U.S. surgeon general is calling e-cigarettes an emerging public health threat to the nation's youth.
Study Finds Teens Vaping Sweet Flavors, Not NicotineHealth officials warn that e-cigarettes and other vaping devices are poisoning kids with nicotine. But new research suggests that most teens are only vaping sweet and fruity flavors like strawberry, chocolate and bubble gum.
No More E-Cigs & Hookah For Kids, FDA Ban Starts TodayParents and teenagers listen up… as of today, no one under the age of 18 can buy hookah tobacco, cigars or e-cigarettes, either online or in person. A new Food and Drug Administration (FDA) ban started today.
Study: E-Cigarette Poisonings Surge In Young ChildrenElectronic cigarettes have sickened rising numbers of young children, a study of U.S. poison center calls has found. Most cases involve swallowing liquid nicotine.
FDA Brings E-Cigarettes Under Federal AuthorityHundreds of e-cigarette brands will have to undergo federal review to stay on the market under new rules that have the potential to upend a multi-billion dollar industry trying to position itself as an alternative to traditional cigarettes.

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