As the popularity of e-cigarettes rises, so does the need for public places for those those who inhale vapor instead of smoke. The world's first e-cigarette lounge opened last week at London's Heathrow Airport. Previously, e-smokers were subject to the ...and more »
Children are being pushed to try electronic cigarettes via Facebook and Twitter, a damning report warned last night. Cancer Research UK wants vulnerable young people to be protected from “unregulated marketing” of the products on social media.
The FDA has yet to endorse e-cigarettes as a means of quitting smoking, and merchants selling the products are prohibited from advertising them as more than a tobacco alternative. But five local smokers said they've successfully given up tobacco ...and more »
University of Minnesota researchers aim to address that dilemma with a study examining exactly what smokers inhale when they breathe e-cigarette vapors and how “vaping” affects the body. Researchers will collect blood, urine and saliva samples from at ...
Switching to e-cigarettes could save millions of smokers' lives, a conference on the rapidly expanding use of the devices heard Tuesday, though some delegates warned more research on the health effects is needed. The merits of e-cigarettes were ...and more »
Researchers suggest that the US would have several million fewer smokers if graphic warning labels similar to those introduced in Canada nearly a decade ago were imposed on cigarette packs. The Canadian labels led to a 2.9 to 4.7 percentage point drop ...
The process of smoking an e-cigarette, often known as vaping, is typically done by using a battery-operated heating element, a replaceable cartridge containing nicotine and an atomizer that uses heat to convert the contents of the cartridge into a ...and more »
Chloe Lamb (L) and Jacob Knight shop for an E liquid flavor for her electronic cigarette at the Vapor Shark store in Miami, Florida. E-cigarette manufacturers have seen a surge in popularity for the battery-powered devices that give users a vapor ...
"We urge action in areas such as the reduction of duty-free allowance on cigarettes and tobacco; Smokefree cars; increased investment in cessation and new nicotine replacement devices; increased taxation; and unbranded packaging." Dr Stone said the ...and more »
The Tri-City area and surrounding communities are already home to various stores and lounges dedicated to the new lifestyle trend, such as Vapor Planes and Art of Vapor in Fremont, Tri-City Vapes at NewPark Mall, It Is Vapor 5 in downtown Hayward and ...and more »