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Study: High School Smoking Fell as E-cigarette Use Boomed

Teen smoking hit a new low last year while the popularity of electronic cigarettes and water pipes boomed, a government report shows.

04/17/2015

The future of e-cigarettes should come into focus with new rules from the FDA. (credit: JOE KLAMAR/AFP/Getty Images)

Schools Start Treating E-Cigarettes as Drug Paraphernalia

Some schools are getting tougher on e-cigarettes, even punishing possession of the devices more harshly than regular cigarettes.

02/15/2015

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E-Cigarette Tech Takes Off As Regulation Looms

Just a few years ago, early adopters of e-cigarettes got their fix by clumsily screwing together a small battery and a plastic cartridge containing cotton soaked with nicotine.

12/08/2014

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‘Vape’ Is Oxford Dictionary’s Word of the Year

“Vape” is the Oxford Dictionaries 2014 international word of the year.

11/18/2014

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Liquid Nicotine Exposures Up Sharply Among Kids

Poison control workers say that as the e-cigarette industry has boomed, the number of children exposed to the liquid nicotine that gives hand-held vaporizing gadgets their kick also has spiked.

10/14/2014

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American Heart Association: Ban E-Cigarettes For Minors

The American Heart Association (AHA) is recommending that electronic cigarettes be subjected to tougher regulations.

08/25/2014

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Study: Benefits Of E-Cigarettes May Outweigh Harms

According to a new study, the benefits of e-cigarettes may outweigh any harm they can cause.

07/31/2014

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FDA Wants To Ban E-Cigarette Sales To Minors

The federal government wants to ban sales of electronic cigarettes to minors.

04/24/2014

The future of e-cigarettes should come into focus with new rules from the FDA. (credit: JOE KLAMAR/AFP/Getty Images)

5 Key Questions About The Future Of E-Cigarettes

5 key questions about e-cigarettes as the industry awaits the FDA to propose rules for the tobacco alternative.

04/22/2014

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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.

04/14/2014

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