Survey: ‘Cool’ factor, not flavor, drives teens to vape

The social aspects of vaping drive teens and young adults to use Juul and other e-cigarettes, even though they know and understand the risks of doing so.

Kara Gavin-U. Michigan • futurity
May 6, 2020 ~8 min

Tags: addiction teenagers electronic-cigarettes nicotine health-and-medicine

Teens who use Juul might not consider it vaping

When researchers added the term "Juul" to questions about e-cigarette use, high school students who said they had vaped rose dramatically.

Maud Alobawone-Rutgers • futurity
March 6, 2020 ~3 min

Tags: addiction teenagers electronic-cigarettes surveys nicotine health-and-medicine

Expert: Vaping deaths and injuries are ‘very terrifying’

With the recent spate of deaths and severe injuries linked to vaping, an expert weighs in on what she calls a "terrifying" crisis.

Kat McAlpine-Boston • futurity
Sept. 27, 2019 ~8 min

Tags: smoking death electronic-cigarettes marijuana nicotine featured health-and-medicine laws

E-cigarette bans may keep more people smoking tobacco

"It makes no sense to keep deadly smoked tobacco products on store shelves but say that vaping products must be taken off."

Rachel Harrison-NYU • futurity
July 11, 2019 ~2 min

Tags: smoking electronic-cigarettes nicotine health-and-medicine laws

These 2 vape flavors are the most toxic

Lab tests suggest some vape flavors are more harmful to our health than ours.

U. Arizona • futurity
June 7, 2019 ~5 min

Tags: stem-cells heart-disease electronic-cigarettes nicotine health-and-medicine

Most electronic cigarette users want to quit

In a new study, 60 percent of electronic cigarette users say they want to quit and many have already tried or plan to stop soon.

Patti Verbanas-Rutgers • futurity
May 21, 2019 ~2 min

Tags: addiction smoking electronic-cigarettes nicotine health-and-medicine cigarettes

Juul sparks nicotine ‘arms race’

A tobacco marketing expert warns Juul's high nicotine e-cigarettes could "addict a generation of youth."

Hanae Armitage-Stanford • futurity
Feb. 13, 2019 ~1 min

Tags: addiction electronic-cigarettes marketing nicotine health-and-medicine

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