US health officials will ban most flavoured e-cigarettes popular with underage teenagers, but their plan includes major exceptions that benefit vaping manufacturers, retailers and adults who use the nicotine-emitting devices.
Former smokers who are struggling to quit vaping should be given support, a drugs expert has said.
E-cigarettes may be as risky as smoking tobacco at increasing the potential for bacterial infections in the lungs, researchers believe.
The Government has been urged to reconsider the severity of health warnings on e-cigarette packaging after a study found current messaging may deter smokers from switching to vaping.
A British teenager who almost died when he fell ill after vaping has warned others to stay away from the devices.
Doctors have said people should regard e-cigarettes as safer than tobacco at their “peril” after a 16-year-old boy suffered “catastrophic” respiratory failure thought to have been caused by vaping.
Doctors have issued a warning over vaping after a British teenager almost died from serious respiratory failure linked to e-cigarettes.
Bacterial and fungal toxins linked to lung disease may be contaminating popular vaping products, research suggests.
Restrictions on vaping on hospital grounds should be lifted, a pro-smoking group has said.
A SHOCKING new film demonstrates how the toxic chemicals and tar inhaled by an average smoker in just one month compares with not smoking or using an e-cigarette.
MPs call for rules around e-cigarettes to be relaxed to help accelerate already declining smoking levels
RULES around e-cigarettes should be relaxed to help accelerate already declining smoking rates, MPs have said.