Flavored E-Cigarettes Ban Starts Today

American Lung Association Applauds New York State as New Tobacco Control Measures Go Into Effect Albany, NY (May 18, 2020) – New tobacco control measures, included in the New York State budget, went into effect today, May 18, 2020. The provisions prohibit the sale of all tobacco

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Banning Flavored E-Cigarettes

Governor Cuomo is calling for an end to the sale of flavored e-cigarettes, but doesn’t go far enough, according to the American Heart Association. “We need to protect the health of all New Yorkers by prohibiting the sale of all flavors in all tobacco products,” said Caitlin

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Are E-Cigarettes Safe?

E-Cigarettes are in the News — Is Vaping Safe? By Annette Pinder By now, everyone knows that smoking cigarettes is dangerous. In fact, smoking cigarettes kills more Americans than alcohol, car accidents, HIV, guns and illegal drugs combined, and the American Cancer Society says that nearly half

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E-Cigarette Users Have Lower Exposure to Toxicants — As Long As They Don’t Smoke Combustible Cigarettes Too

The largest study to date to compare exposure to toxicants among users of electronic cigarettes, smokers and nonsmokers has been completed, suggesting possible benefits for smokers who switch completely to electronic cigarettes. The research team, led by Maciej Goniewicz, PhD, PharmD, and Andrew Hyland, PhD, of Roswell

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Some Electronic Cigarettes May Increase Health Risks

At highest voltage settings, levels of carcinogenic formaldehyde could exceed those in tobacco smoke BUFFALO, N.Y. — High-voltage electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes) may expose users to increased levels of toxic chemicals, including formaldehyde and acetaldehyde, according to research led by Maciej Goniewicz, PhD, PharmD, a researcher in the

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