Among college-aged students in 2020, marijuana use is at an all-time high, vaping has plateaued, hallucinogen use has significantly increased, and alcohol use declined.
With the popularity of e-cigarettes skyrocketing, medical experts and health officials aim to discover if the devices are safe and if they could be effective smoking cessation aids for tobacco users.Read More
A White House department reportedly edited language in the FDA’s proposed rules for tobacco products that may weaken and limit the agency’s ability to regulate e-cigarettes and cigars, according to published documents cited by a Reuters news article.Read More
The number and type of e-cigarettes available online has soared within the past couple of years, with around 10 new brands and more than 240 new flavors every month, according to a study published in a special supplement of Tobacco Control.Read More
Nicotine excessively mutates a cell’s DNA, according to researchers at the Virginia Bioinformatics Institute who have labeled the chemical a “formidable carcinogen” and say that nicotine-infused smoking cessation products, like e-cigarettes, may not be the safest way to help smokers quit.Read More
Concerned by the alarming growth in use of e-cigarettes among minors, the American Medical Association (AMA) has adopted a new policy opposing the sale and marketing of electronic cigarettes and nicotine delivery products to minors.Read More
Young adults who smoked water pipes in hookah bars had elevated levels of nicotine, cotinine, tobacco-related cancer-causing agents, and volatile organic compounds (VOC) in their urine, and this may increase their risk for cancer and other chronic diseases.Read More
What began as a quest to develop a better e-cigarette has broadened into an ambitious effort to design a new medical device: an inhaler that delivers measured doses of nicotine to help people quit smoking.Read More