Monthly Archives: December 2015

Vaping could be just as dangerous as smoking, study finds

Scientists have warned that e-cigarettes could be just as dangerous as smoking tobacco and may cause cancer. Vapour from the electronic devices can damage or even kill human cells, a study found.  An estimated 2.6 million people in the UK use e-cigarettes, which have been backed by public health officials and even the Prime Minister in… Read More »

E-cigarettes are no safer than smoking tobacco, scientists warn

Prof Wang-Rodriguez said it was uncertain if the results would hold up outside of the lab, but said the effects mimicked the amount inhaled by a ‘chain-vaper.’ “In this particular study, it was similar to someone smoking continuously for hours on end, so it’s a higher amount than would normally be delivered,” she says. She… Read More »

E-Cigs’ Inconvenient Truth: It’s Much Safer to Vape

Daniel Walsh was first drawn to electronic cigarettes for the same reason millions of smokers have taken up the devices. “I was a guy who could work 20 hour days and juggle a number of complex projects, but I couldn’t quit,” says Walsh. “It was my greatest deficit.” The quixotic promise that have made e-cigs… Read More »

Teens still intrigued by e-cigarettes

Taylor Maycan, USA TODAY Published 12:07 a.m. ET Dec. 16, 2015 | Updated 11:12 a.m. ET Dec. 16, 2015 Kieran Thomas smokes an e-cigarette at Digita Ciggz on Jan. 28, 2015 in San Rafael, Calif.(Photo: Justin Sullivan, Getty Images) Cigarette use among teens hit an all-time low, but their fascination with e-cigarettes remains strong, a national survey… Read More »

Law bans vaporizers, e-cigarettes in public buildings – Local News

On Jan. 1, vaping will no longer be allowed inside public buildings in Oregon. Contributed photo Beginning Jan. 1, using vaporizers and electronic cigarettes will no longer be allowed in public buildings in Oregon, including bars and restaurants. Beginning Jan. 1, Oregonians will no longer be allowed to use vaporizers or electronic cigarettes inside public… Read More »