Evolution of E-cigarettes

The evolution of e-cigarettes from left to right: Resembles cigarettes --> pen-shaped devices --> larger tanks or "mods" --> USB-shaped devices for more discreet use The newest product on the market is a vape watch on the far right. 🤯😟 Stay informed about the different types of e-cigarettes available and the risk they pose for youth. Learn more here.

What Are You Really Inhaling With E-cigs?

Research in Minnesota is shedding light on concerns about e-cigarette aerosol, and the implications for young people. This, as two nearby states are issuing warnings about vaping and hospitalizations due to lung damage. Doctors in Wisconsin and Illinois have been issuing warnings about vaping, after young people have been hospitalized with serious lung issues linked to e-cigarettes. Wisconsin's Department of Health Services reported 11 confirmed cases and 7 suspected cases of severe lung disease spread throughout six counties. The Illinois Department of Public Health has also confirmed three additional cases in the northeast part of the state. The patients had all reported worsening symptoms

6 Important Things to Know About IQOS, the New Heated Cigarette Product

The new tobacco product IQOS was recently granted permission to be sold in the U.S., sparking concerns of yet another nicotine delivery device being introduced to the U.S. market amid a youth e-cigarette epidemic. The Food and Drug Administration determined in April that Philip Morris International can now begin marketing and selling the heat-not-burn device IQOS, the first product of its kind to be sold in the U.S. Heat-not-burn tobacco products, also called heated tobacco products, are electronic devices that heat tobacco leaves to produce an inhalable aerosol, instead of burning tobacco like traditional cigarettes. While IQOS is an electronic device, the FDA has classified it as a cigaret

Electronic Cigarettes: What's The Bottom Line?

E-cigarettes have the potential to benefit adult smokers who are not pregnant if used as a complete substitute for regular cigarettes and other smoked tobacco products. E-cigarettes are not safe for youth, young adults, pregnant women, or adults who do not currently use tobacco products. While e-cigarettes have the potential to benefit some people and harm others, scientists still have a lot to learn about whether e-cigarettes are effective for quitting smoking. If you’ve never smoked or used other tobacco products or e-cigarettes, don’t start. Additional research can help understand long-term health effects. ​

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