e-cigarettes

Research Suggests Some E-Cigarettes Can Produce Cancer-Causing Substances

A new study suggests a type of e-cigarette called a “tank system” can produce some carcinogens also found in regular cigarettes, and at similar levels. While e-cigarettes do not burn tobacco to create new chemicals, including cancer-causing ones, some brands get so hot they can produce carcinogens,  The New York…

Senators Find E-Cigarette Makers Are Targeting Young People

E-cigarette makers are targeting young people with free samples distributed at music and sporting events, according to an investigation by 11 Democratic members of the U.S. House and Senate. The companies are also running radio and television ads during programs aimed at young people, the lawmakers said. They hope their…

New Products Similar to E-Cigarettes are Attracting Teens

A growing number of teens are starting to use devices that are similar to e-cigarettes, with names such as “hookah pens,” “e-hookahs” or “vape pens.” The devices are being marketed to avoid the stigma associated with smoking any kind of cigarette, The New York Times reports. The new devices are colorful…