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Innovation, Research

E-cigarette use among youth remains a serious public health issue during the COVID-19 pandemic

October 4, 2021

Via: The Medical News

A study released today from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimated that more than 2 million U.S. middle and high school students reported currently using e-cigarettes in 2021, with […]


Innovation, Research

E-cigarette use during pregnancy poses health risk for offspring all the way into adulthood

August 5, 2021

Via: The Medical News

The use of e-cigarettes (vaping) during pregnancy poses a significant health risk for the offspring, impairing blood vessel function even into adulthood, according to a new study by researchers at West Virginia University’s (WVU) School of Medicine. Diminished blood vessel […]


Innovation, Research

AHA invests almost $17 million to speed up health impacts of e-cigarettes, nicotine on youth

April 22, 2020

Via: The Medical News

The American Heart Association (AHA) is investing nearly $17 million in scientific research to be led by scientists from Boston University, the Ohio State University and Yale University to study the health impacts of e-cigarettes and other nicotine delivery systems […]


Innovation, Research

E-cigarette vapor increases virulence and inflammatory potential of lung bacteria

December 19, 2019

Via: The Medical News

Researchers from Queen’s University Belfast have discovered that bacteria often found in the lungs became more harmful and caused increased inflammation when they were exposed to e-cigarette vape. The results of the three-year study, published today in Respiratory Research, show […]


Regulatory

E-cigarette maker Juul’s value slashed to $24 billion by hedge fund investor, WSJ says

October 4, 2019

Via: CNBC

A hedge fund that owns equity in Juul Labs reportedly slashed the value of its stake by more than a third to a price that values the e-cigarette maker at $24 billion. Darsana Capital Partners recently wrote down the value […]


Regulatory

House subcommittee asks e-cigarette companies to stop advertising

September 26, 2019

Via: CNBC

A congressional panel has asked four e-cigarette companies to halt all television, radio, print and digital advertising “in the interest of safeguarding the health and well-being of one of our nation’s most precious resources — our youth.” Rep. Raja Krishnamoorthi, […]


Regulatory

Major Broadcasters Ban Juul And E-Cigarette Adverts Amid Mounting Health Warnings

September 19, 2019

Via: Forbes

Topline: Leading broadcasters including CBS, Viacom and CNN are pulling adverts from Juul and other e-cigarette makers amid mounting concerns about the health risks associated with the devices and the rising number of teenagers vaping. CNN owner WarnerMedia is dropping […]


Innovation, Research

Bacterial and fungal toxins found in popular electronic cigarettes

April 24, 2019

Via: The Medical News

Popular electronic cigarette (e-cigarette) products sold in the U.S. were contaminated with bacterial and fungal toxins, according to new research from Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. The study, which examined 75 popular e-cigarette products–cartridges (single use) and e-liquids […]


Regulatory

The FDA Revealed How It’s Planning to Restrict E-Cigarette Sales to Teens

March 13, 2019

Via: Time Health

In one of his last acts as head of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), outgoing Commissioner Dr. Scott Gottlieb released new plans for restricting the sale of certain flavored e-cigarettes, in an effort to combat teen vaping. The draft […]


Regulatory

E-Cigarette Math And The FDA’s Regulatory Dilemma

September 18, 2018

Via: Forbes

The FDA has a regulatory dilemma on its hands with e-cigarettes. In one sense, the government might want to encourage e-cigarette use as a public health policy because if e-cigarettes replace regular cigarettes they would save lives and billions of […]


Regulatory

FDA chief worries about a new generation of kids getting hooked on nicotine through vaping

March 16, 2018

Via: CNBC

Access to e-cigarettes by kids is a “big concern” for the Food and Drug Administration, and the agency plans to take steps soon to better address the vaping problem. Make no mistake, e-cigarettes contain nicotine, FDA Commissioner Dr. Scott Gottlieb […]


Innovation, Research

Potentially Toxic Levels Of Lead And Other Metals Found In E-Cigarette Vapor, Study Finds

February 23, 2018

Via: Forbes

The next time you inhale the vapor of an e-cigarette, consider this: there may be toxic levels of metals–including lead–that could be leaking from the heating coils of your device . This is the finding of a new study by […]