Tag Archives: Vaping

‘The squad’ goes on fact-free vaping rant

On Wednesday, the House Subcommittee on Economic and Consumer Policy held the first of two hearings investigating the role of Juul, the country’s largest e-cigarette company, in the alleged “epidemic” of youth vaping sweeping America’s high schools. It’s understood that such hearings offer members of Congress an opportunity to grandstand with righteous indignation or publicly… Read More »

Social Media a Big Driver of Teen Vaping Craze: Study

TUESDAY, July 2, 2019 — Social media is helping spur the e-cigarette epidemic among America’s teens, a new study suggests. Nearly 15,000 Instagram posts related to Juul, the most popular e-cigarette brand, were released between March and May 2018, researchers found. More than half the posts focused on youth culture or lifestyle-related content that would… Read More »

Is Vaping More Effective than Patches and Gum

There are various alternatives that one can fall back on when they want to stop smoking cigarettes. Traditional methods such as patches, lozenges, gum, and nasal sprays have been effective for a while until most recently when vaping has been introduced as a contemporary alternative to help smokers let go of cigarettes. Although e-cigarettes are… Read More »

Pregnant women urged to stop vaping

Pregnant women are being urged to avoid e-cigarettes and vapes due to a lack of evidence about their safety. E-cigarette researcher Associate Professor Alexander Larcombe says many people believe vaping or smoking e-cigarettes is safer than tobacco smoking during pregnancy. “It is completely unfounded and almost certainly not true,” Dr Larcombe said. “Women and babies… Read More »

Is Vaping Bad For You?

According to a study, inhaling the liquid used for flavoring electronic cigarettes can increase cardiovascular disease risk, and that vaping e-cigarettes isn’t a safe alternative to smoking traditional cigarettes. The effect that the e-liquids have on the endothelial cells lining the interior of blood vessels, which play an important role in cardiovascular health, was investigated.[1]… Read More »