Vaporizers Tag

Posted On December 26, 2017By Frank ArditoIn Headline News, Health

What Are The Side Effects Of Vaping?

Though smoking traditional tobacco cigarettes has declined over the years, electronic nicotine delivery systems, known more commonly as electronic cigarettes, have risen in popularity among teenagers- By Marzia Rahman | December 19th, 2017 with about 3 million reportedly smoking them in 2015, according to a report by the Center for Disease Control. Coinciding with the rise in e-cigarette use, there have been increased concerns regarding the potential side effects and overall health impact of these devices. Electronic cigarettes or “vapes” are devices which are driven by battery power allowing usersRead More

Posted On December 12, 2017By Frank ArditoIn Headline News, Health

Older Smokers Are Turning To Vaping To Quit Smoking

Jeannie Cox currently enjoys a flavor called Coffee & Cream when she vapes. She’s also fond of White Lotus, which tastes “kind of fruity.” By Paula Span | December 8th, 2017 She buys those nicotine-containing liquids, along with her other e-cigarette supplies, at Mountain Oak Vapors in Chattanooga, Tenn., where she lives. A retired secretary in her 70s, she’s often the oldest customer in the shop. Not that she cares. What matters is that after ignoring decades of doctors’ warnings and smoking two packs a day, she hasn’t lit upRead More
E-Cigarettes are being adapted to use heroin, crack cocain, ecstasy, and cannabis which could lead to more overdoses, sources say. By Richard Gray | October 16th, 2017 Electronic cigarettes are being used to vape illegal substances like cannabis, crack cocaine, ecstasy, and heroin as part of a disturbing new drugs culture. A study by public health experts has revealed alarming numbers of e-cigarette users are modifying their vaping devices so they can inhale vapor from banned drugs. The research found 39 percent of people with electronic vaping devices admit toRead More
The role that electronic cigarettes and vaporizers may play in helping smokers quit gained another research boost last week. By Richard Craver | August 23rd, 2017 Researchers at Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health and the Rutgers School of Public Health determined that 52 percent of daily e-cig users in a study had quit smoking in the past five years, compared with just 28 percent of adults who had never tried e-cigs. Researchers said it was one of the first studies “to reveal the patterns of cessation prevalence among e-cigarette usersRead More
Federal health regulators continue to de-emphasize electronic cigarettes and vaporizers as smoking-cessation options even as they acknowledge increased use of the products for that purpose. By Richard Craver | April 17th, 2017 The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released Thursday a 26-month study of 15,943 adult cigarette smokers. It was published in the journal Preventing Chronic Disease. The goal was determining what may be the most effective ways of quitting smoking among 10 common methods. The study determined that 74.7 percent of survey participants used multiple methods during theirRead More
Following reports of e-cigarettes exploding, Sen. Charles Schumer (D-New York) is calling on the federal government to look into why it is happening. By Avery Powell | December 20th, 2016 However, local vape store owners say the risk is still low. “The fact that there have been a series of explosions, it’s not just a one-off, means we have to do a lot more,” said Schumer. Schumer says the devices are “a ticking time bomb,” citing an Associated Press story saying the FDA identified about 66 explosions in 2015 andRead More

Posted On November 22, 2016By Frank ArditoIn Headline News, Health

Study: People Under Age 35 Say E-Cigs Are Safer

Most Americans under age 35 think that using electronic cigarettes does not cause as much damage lung health as compared with traditional cigarettes- By Nancy Werteen | November 22nd, 2016 according to the results of a new national consumer survey. The survey – which included more than 2,000 people under the age of 35 – showed that 44 percent of survey respondents reported believing that e-cigarettes are less harmful to the lungs than traditional cigarettes. Among men specifically, that number jumped to 54 percent who think e-cigarettes are safer. “TheRead More
Sometimes you can’t begrudge the American people for tuning out the policy debates in our nation’s capital. By Ron Marshall | November 20th, 2016 The real day-to-day concerns facing main street America and our nation’s entrepreneurs often differ widely from what you hear on the campaign trail or on cable news. But make no mistake, our elected officials make decisions that profoundly affect our daily lives. One of those decisions could disseminate an entire industry if it’s not corrected. Vaping is an effective method for many people who want toRead More
Paducah police still need your help Monday night finding two men responsible for more than $5,000 in theft and property damage. By Blake Stevens & Mason Watkins | November 14th, 2016 It took less than an hour to hit Chuckin’ Clouds Vape Shop on Old Mayfield Road and later Kick-N-Ash Vapor on Lone Oak Road. The first robbery took place at 12:45 a.m., the second at 1:20 a.m. Police say the men are both between 5 feet, 8 inches and 6 feet tall. One is described as thin, and the other as havingRead More

Posted On September 22, 2016By Frank ArditoIn Headline News, Legislation

FDA To Increase Vaping Regulations

Earlier this year, the Food and Drug Administration began rolling out new regulations for electronic cigarettes- By Jason Bacherman | September 22nd, 2016 changing the ways they can be sold and advertised. These regulations intend “to protect youth by restricting their access to tobacco products,” according to an FDA release. Some, however, are concerned about the impacts these regulations could have on the industry.  As of now, vape shops can no longer claim that vaping is safer than other tobacco products, which has been a main selling point of e-cigaretteRead More