Back to School and the JUUL

It looks like a USB drive, comes in colors like black, rose gold, and turquoise, and it is available in flavors like fruit medley, mango, cool mint, crème brulee, and Virginia tobacco. What else do we know about the JUUL? It has a loyal and growing following among...

2017 National Kick Butts Day

Did you know that tobacco use is the number one cause of preventable death? The costs of tobacco use are measured in lives and dollars and reach our families, communities, businesses and the government. Today, March 15, is National Kick Butts Day, a day when the youth...

Vaping During Pregnancy

Vaping, or the inhalation of vapor from an electronic cigarette (e-cigarette), is a controversial topic that advertises many positive health effects. Seen as a healthier alternative to smoking, vaping has been promoted as a replacement to tobacco cigarettes. There are...

E-Cigarette Regulations: What Do They Mean?

On August 8, 2016, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) took its first steps toward regulating electronic cigarettes, making them subject to extensive review and harder to get into the hands of minors. So, why does the FDA have the authority to regulate these...