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.
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.
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.
Congressional Report Presses For E-Cigarette Rules Concerns about electronic cigarettes, including flavors and marketing that could appeal to young people, underscore the need to regulate the fast-growing industry, according to a Congressional report released Monday.
Texas' Largest Vaping Convention Held In LewisvilleEven though many North Texas cities have put restrictions and bans on certain sales of e-cigarettes, the largest vaping convention in the state took place in Lewisville this weekend.