Stories tagged: nicotine
Wed., Jan. 16, 2019, 1:46 p.m.
The nation’s top health authorities agree: Teen vaping is an epidemic that now affects some 3.6 million underage users of Juul and other e-cigarettes. But no one seems to know …
UPDATED: Mon., Dec. 17, 2018, 8:46 a.m.
An estimated 9 percent of Whitworth University’s students smoke, vape or chew tobacco. Starting Jan. 1, they’ll have to take the habit off-campus.
Thu., March 15, 2018, 9:13 a.m.
Federal health officials took the first step Thursday to drastically cut nicotine levels in cigarettes so they aren’t addictive.
UPDATED: Wed., March 14, 2018, 12:06 p.m.
Called Juul by brand name – or “juuling” on the street – the vaping device has lit up attention both for its popularity and public health warnings that the discreet, …
Fri., July 28, 2017, 6:01 p.m.
U.S. Food and Drug Administration chief Scott Gottlieb on Friday directed the agency’s staff to develop new regulations on nicotine. The FDA has had the power since 2009 to regulate …
Fri., May 6, 2016
The greatest concern is the increasing number of young people who have been drawn to vaping. Many of them had never smoked before. Rather than kicking an old habit, they’re …
Tue., Feb. 8, 2011
Minors no longer are allowed to buy electronic cigarettes in Spokane. The Spokane City Council on Monday voted unanimously to outlaw the sale of electronic cigarettes to minors.