Lung Disease Cases In Teens Across US May Be Caused By Vaping, Doctors SayRecent reports show teenagers in other parts of the country are being treated for lung injuries that doctors say may be caused by vaping.
FDA Reveals Proposed Graphic Warnings For Cigarette Packs, AdsWarning labels on cigarette packages could soon be more graphic, warning that "Smoking reduces blood flow to the limbs, which can require amputation," and "Smoking causes bladder cancer, which can lead to bloody urine."
Vaping Linked To Marijuana Use In Young People, Research SaysYoung people who vape are more likely to use marijuana, according to a study published Monday. The findings, researchers say, support the theory that nicotine rewires the developing brain, changing how people respond to and crave addictive substances.
42 States, D.C. Urge Streaming Services To Limit Tobacco Use In Videos Popular With KidsAttorneys general from 42 states, including Maryland, as well as Washington, D.C. sent a letter Wednesday to leaders of 14 different streaming services, asking the companies to limit tobacco use in videos popular among kids and teenagers.
#Juul: Study Makes The Case For Stricter Regulation On E-Cigarette MarketingA new study on Juul-related Instagram posts makes the case for stricter regulation on e-cigarette marketing -- especially when it comes to social media sites popular with younger crowds.
Smoking Sharply Rises Young Women's Risk Of A Serious Type Of Heart Attack, Study SaysSmoking is bad for your heart, especially if you are a young woman. Women under 50 who smoke may face the highest risk of a serious type of heart attack compared to men, according to a new study published Monday in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology.
E-Cig Flavors Can Damage Cardiovascular Cells, Study FindsE-cigarette flavors can damage the cells that line your blood vessels and perhaps your heart health down the line, according to a new study of human cells in the lab.
Gov. Hogan Signs Bill Raising Legal Age To Buy Tobacco To 21Monday, Gov. Larry Hogan signed a bill that raised the age from 18 to 21.
FDA Investigating Potential Safety Issue Related To Seizures Following E-Cigarette UseThe US Food and Drug Administration announced Wednesday it is investigating a possible connection between e-cigarette use and seizures in younger users.
More Americans Think E-Cigarettes Are Harmful, Study SaysMore American adults perceive electronic cigarettes to be as harmful as or more harmful than regular cigarettes, according to a new analysis.
2 People Enter Abandoned Houston Home To Smoke Weed, Find Huge TigerPolice are investigating after a tiger was found in a home in Houston Monday.
Juul Ramped Up Nicotine Levels, Competitors Followed, Study Says Leading e-cigarette company Juul Labs spurred a "widespread rush" of companies seeking to boost their own nicotine concentrations in order to mirror Juul's success, according to a paper published Thursday in the BMJ journal Tobacco Control.
Vaping Much Better Smoking Cessation Aid Than Gum, Patches, Major Study FindsA major new study provides the strongest evidence yet that vaping can help smokers quit cigarettes.
E-Cigarettes Less Toxic To Users Than Cigarettes, Study SaysA lot of important questions surround the safety and health effects of e-cigarettes, a relatively new technology, but a new study says e-cigarettes are less toxic than traditional ones.
Montgomery County Official Seeks Outside Dining Smoking BanIf approved, Montgomery County would be the first county in Maryland to enact such a law.