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1999: When Smokers in New York Made Their Last Stand
Wed, 21 Feb 2018 16:07:32 GMT
In those heady, smoky years before Mayor Bloomberg cleared the air, unrepentant cigarette lovers went looking for guilt-free refuge.

Cool-Looking and Sweet, Juul Is a Vice Teens Can’t Resist
Fri, 16 Feb 2018 12:00:15 GMT
The e-cigarettes, in flavors like Mango and Fruit Medley, offer rebellion in a sharply designed package that appeals to a driven generation.

How to Talk With Teenagers About Vaping
Wed, 14 Feb 2018 11:00:06 GMT
It’s often useful for parents to articulate high expectations in one breath and acknowledge the limits of their power in the next.

F.D.A. Chief Goes Against the Administration Stereotype
Sun, 11 Feb 2018 15:25:53 GMT
Dr. Scott Gottlieb isn’t rolling back his agency’s mission, although he is straddling the interests of the drug and health industries along with public health.

An Updated List of Scandals
Thu, 01 Feb 2018 13:52:56 GMT
Also: More on America’s “lost Einsteins.”

F.D.A. Panel Rejects Philip Morris’ Claim That Tobacco Stick Is Safer Than Cigarettes
Thu, 25 Jan 2018 21:22:14 GMT
The committee expressed doubts about the company’s health claims that the device, called IQOS, would cause less tobacco-related disease.

When Hollywood Ageism Hits Close to Home
Thu, 25 Jan 2018 16:38:22 GMT
And: revealing a family secret, dealing with friends who smoke indoors, and barking up the wrong tree.

About That Joint: Marijuana Start-Ups Pass
Wed, 24 Jan 2018 10:00:26 GMT
Who smokes marijuana anymore? Because of more sophisticated marketing, people can now vape it, eat it, drink it and apply it, leading to an explosion in sales.

E-Cigarettes’ Risks and Benefits: Highlights From the Report to the F.D.A.
Tue, 23 Jan 2018 21:49:34 GMT
Vaping may help smokers quit, and are safer than conventional cigarettes, but they’re not risk-free, a national public health panel says.

Vaping Can Be Addictive and May Lure Teenagers to Smoking, Science Panel Concludes
Tue, 23 Jan 2018 16:02:01 GMT
A report from the National Academy of Sciences said that e-cigarettes are safer than smoking, but not quite safe, and may cause teens to take up tobacco.