e-cigarettes

The FDA Warns Against E-Cigarettes
The FDA Warns Against E-CigarettesA youth education campaign about e-cigarettes is part of FDA’s tobacco/nicotine plan.
Pharmacists support e-cigarette warningsMany pharmacists support FDA’s recent warning letters to drug stores, smoke shops, and other retailers over selling e-cigarettes, hookah tobacco, and cigars to minors.
Teens' exposure to e-cigarette advertisementsMost middle and high school students are exposed to e-cigarette advertisements. An analysis of 2014 data from the National Youth Tobacco Survey showed that 7 of 10 (18.3 million) of these students were exposed to e-cigarette advertising from at least 1 source.
E-cigarette use likely leads to future cigarette useAdolescents and young adults who reported using electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes) in a national survey were more likely to have progressed to smoking cigarettes 1 year later than their peers who did not use e-cigarettes.
A smoking cessation strategy many health plans overlookEven though e-cigarette smoking is on the rise, wellness programs are not giving smoking cessation nearly enough attention or resources, according to a new HealthMine survey.
E-cig poisonings spike; APhA calls for stricter regulations
E-cig poisonings spike; APhA calls for stricter regulationsChildren are especially vulnerable to this product, which is brightly colored and sweetened with candy-like flavors.
E-cigarettes, tobacco cessation, and the role of HCPsElectronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes) are novel products that are changing the landscape of nicotine addiction. Also known as electronic nicotine delivery system, or ENDS, these products were developed in the early 2000s and by 2007 were available in the U.S. marketplace
Teen smoking rates bode ill for future healthMore than 1 in 5 high school students use tobacco, and 9 of 10 users smoke cigarettes, cigars, hookahs, pipes, or other combustible tobacco products, endangering their future health, according to new data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
E-cigs: Healthy tobacco alternative? Definitely notNicotine poisonings have increased 307%; 51.1% involved young children under the age of five. Need we say more?
E-cigarettes: Safer, but concerns mount as teen use risesWhile a recent study has found that electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes) pose less of a health risk than conventional cigarettes, the World Health Organization (WHO) has called for a ban on indoor use and stronger regulation.