It has all the makings of a great viral news story. A young lawyer defending an arsonist in Miami runs out of the courtroom during his closing arguments because his pants are on fire. How ironic. Maybe a little too ironic.
Earlier this month, the US National Park Service proposed a ban on vaping in the National Parks. The rule would have expanded the ban on smoking in designated areas to include electronic cigarettes. Today, folks at the NPS had a change of heart. But the agency won’t tell us why.
If you’re someone who occasionally puffs on electronic cigarettes, you should stop right now. Because when shit goes awry, it turns into a disgusting scene of blood, charred skin, and broken bones.
As an art form, vaping is still in its infancy, leaving vapers with more questions than answers when it comes to e-cig etiquette. Nevertheless, one rule is already as clear as freshly bottled e-juice: You may not, under any circumstances, vape on the pizza.
Today Vivek H. Murthy, 19th Surgeon General of the United States, delivered some sobering news to rebellious kids who think they look badass while completely obscured by a cloud of flavored water vapor: e-cigarette use by youth and young adults isn’t safe.
Using e-cigarettes is a great way to stop smoking. But lately, the futuristic products have become a different kind of health hazard. Yesterday, a man at Grand Central Terminal in New York suffered burns after an e-cigarette exploded in his pants. The security video of the incident is remarkably similar to an…
Following last week’s election, many watched with trepidation to see if President-elect Donald Trump planned to make good on his campaign threats to religious liberty, women’s rights and freedom of speech (among other things). One proud vaping advocate, however, had a far different reaction: Cautious optimism.
Big Vape is in trouble, according to a new report from the New York Times. In September NJoy, one of the United States’ biggest e-cigarette manufacturers, filed for bankruptcy amidst falling sales and use of the smoking alternative.
A 14-year-old girl visiting Universal Studios Florida was hospitalized on Saturday after another visitor’s e-cigarette device malfunctioned, “shooting a ball of flame” at the girl, CNN reports.
A new British report concludes that e-cigarettes are a blessing rather than a curse, arguing that the potential health benefits greatly outweigh the risks. It’s a position that runs in stark contrast to the dire warnings put out in the United States.
In a big win for public health advocates, the city of San Francisco’s Board of Supervisors unanimously approved raising the legal smoking age to 21. That includes not only cigarettes, but e-cigs as well.
The Department of Transportation has finally (really this time, you guys!) had it with those motherfucking e-cigarettes on America’s motherfucking planes.
An Owensboro, Kentucky man was sent to the hospital for second-degree burns last weekend, when his e-cig battery exploded like a firework in his pocket. And he hasn’t been the only one with such luck.
In the weird world of vaping research, it’s hard to find a scientist who isn’t funded by a tobacco company or an anti-smoking organization. However, in a government-funded study, a team of Harvard scientists made a grisly discovery. Candy-flavored e-cig liquid contains chemicals that cause a horrible condition called…
Public England Health, an agency of the UK’s Department of Health, says in a new report that vaping is about 95 percent less harmful than smoking, according to their latest “best estimate.”
A few months ago, I agreed to review a fancy new vaporizer called Smokio. No, not for fun: It seemed like it was designed to help people quit smoking. As a self-hating smoker, I couldn’t wait to try it. Little did I know this gadget would actually help me smoke more.
With the e-cigarettes industry’s recent boom, it’s no surprise that vaping is also exploding in popularity among teens. Newly released CDC data show that teen use of e-cigarettes tripled to 13.4 percent from 2013 to 2014, overtaking traditional cigarettes. Is this a good thing? A bad thing? Let us DISCUSS.
Science is back with more sobering news about vaping. A letter published in the New England Journal of Medicine claims that vapor produced by electronic cigarettes contains a high concentration of formaldehyde, a known carcinogen. But don't panic quite yet.
The Next Big Trend in vaping is actually a very old idea: cigarettes that heat tobacco to produce an inhalable aerosol, but never reach the point of combustion, thus avoiding that sketchy part of smoking where you light something on fire and suck the smoke into your lungs.
Vaping and e-cigarettes are everywhere these days. More and more people are carrying around those cylindrical metal flutes and blowing out giant cloud puffs that it all seems so common. But because the industry is so new, no one really knows what's going to happen. The New Yorker made this short doc to find out.