Revisiting E-Cigarettes: Safe or Harmful?
A divided health research community sees the vaping cartridge as half empty or half full.
February 15, 2017 – Dr. Stephen Amrock, with Oregon Health & Science University describes how e-cigarettes do not work any better than nicotine-replacement therapy. Dr. Mark Rubinistein at the University of California states that the increase of e-cigarette and vaping use is extremely toxic and harmful especially for the younger population which is engaging in these activities. Read the full story here
Where We Stand Now: E-Cigarettes
March 8, 2017 – Young adults especially high school students are increasing their exposure to nicotine by using e-cigarettes, many say that it is healthier than a normal cigarette so that is why they do it. Little do these students know how harmful e-cigarettes and vape products really are for you. Read the full story here
Tobacco Use Jumps 80% in Top Grossing Movies
July 10, 2017 – A nonprofit project called Breathe California of Sacramento-Emigrant Trails conducted a study which looked at movies and the amount of tobacco incidents within these movies. The results showed that from 2015 to 2016 there was an 80% increase in tobacco incidents on screen. This increase was prevalent in G, PG, PG-13, and R rated movies. Read the full story here
Indoor Ban of E-Cigs Heads to Cuomo’s Desk
June 20, 2016 – New York States awaits the passing of the addition to the Clean Indoor Air Act which bans e-cigarettes and vape products from bars, restaurants, and indoor work places. The assembly voted yes to add e-cigarettes and vape products but now the state is waiting on Governor Cuomo to pass the law and put it into place. Read the full story here