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Thursday, Jun 9, 2016

Teen Smoking Rate Drops, But More Kids Are Vaping

Teen Smoking Rate Drops, But More Kids Are Vaping

Fewer teens are smoking cigarettes than ever before, NBC News reports. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Thursday that just 11 percent of high school students said they smoked in 2015.

Friday, Mar 7, 2014

E-Cigs "Gateway" to Real Smoking: Study

E-Cigs "Gateway" to Real Smoking: Study

Teenagers using e-cigarettes are more likely to try smoking real cigarettes and are less likely to quit than kids who did not use the battery-powered devices, a new study found.

Friday, Sep 6, 2013

Children's Use of E-Cigarettes Is Up: Study

Children's Use of E-Cigarettes Is Up: Study

Children are increasingly smoking electronic cigarettes, according to a study that gauged use by teenage students. The study suggests that kids are now getting a first taste of nicotine through e-cigarettes and...

Wednesday, Jun 12, 2013

Marlboro Maker Altria Jumping Into E-Cigarettes

Marlboro Maker Altria Jumping Into E-Cigarettes

The biggest cigarette maker in the U.S. is getting into the electronic cigarette business. Richmond, Va.-based Altria Group told investors it would launch its first e-cigarette under the MarkTen brand...

Tuesday, Jun 2, 2009

Electronic Cigarette Burning Into U.S. Market

Electronic Cigarette Burning Into U.S. Market

Electronic cigarettes claim to give you a nicotine fix without all the nasty chemicals in regular cigs. The debate is raging over whether they really are a good alternative to smoking or a dangerous drug...