Stories tagged: nicotine
Thu., Oct. 10, 2019, 12:12 p.m.
The number of vaping-related illnesses in the U.S. continues to rise, now reaching about 1,300 cases and at least 26 deaths.
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 29, 2019, 2:44 p.m.
It seemed like a new era in the half-century battle against the deadly toll of tobacco: U.S. health officials for the first time would begin regulating cigarettes, chew and other …
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 22, 2019, 8:28 p.m.
The number of breathing illnesses reported among people who vape is growing. Health officials are now looking into more than 150 possible cases in 16 states.
UPDATED: Thu., July 25, 2019, 3:29 p.m.
House lawmakers are investigating the e-cigarette maker amid a recent explosion of vaping among American youth. A Thursday hearing marks the first time the privately held company has been called …
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 30, 2019, 7:45 p.m.
E-cigs outperform patches and gums in quit-smoking study in Britain; U.S. experts say more research is needed
Up to now, there have been conflicting studies on whether e-cigs help smokers kick the habit. The British study could influence what doctors tell their patients and shape the regulatory …
Sun., Jan. 27, 2019
The Washington Liquor and Cannabis Board is proposing taking more steps to regulate the hundreds of retailers offering vapor products in the state. The rules are designed to make clearer …
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.