Monthly Archives: January 2016

Hookah use rivals cigarette dangers

public domain Hookah has more smoke, tar and carbon monoxide than cigarettes. There is not much debate anymore about the effects of cigarette smoke on health — the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) states that cigarette smoking is the leading preventable cause of death in the U.S. and causes at least 480,000 deaths… Read More »

Exploding e-cigarettes? Here’s what Canadians need to know

The case of an Alberta teen who claims an e-cigarette exploded in his face is raising new questions surrounding regulations on a product that’s grown from a niche market to the mainstream. The father of the 16-year-old Lethbridge teen told Global News his son suffered first and second-degree burns as a result of the explosion.… Read More »