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Juul’s Convenient Smoke Screen
Fri, 11 Jan 2019 10:00:16 GMT
After making billions of dollars and joining forces with Big Tobacco, Juul is trying to reinvent itself as a public-health crusader.

F.D.A. Accuses Juul and Altria of Backing Off Plan to Stop Youth Vaping
Fri, 04 Jan 2019 23:18:41 GMT
Commissioner Scott Gottlieb says the terms of the new partnership between the two companies appear to undermine pledges they made to keep flavored nicotine pods off store shelves.

How to Give Up Smoking
Thu, 03 Jan 2019 19:23:08 GMT
A reader says he tricked himself (it worked).

A Long-Awaited Ban on Foam, and Other New Laws in New York in 2019
Mon, 31 Dec 2018 20:28:02 GMT
New Yorkers should brush up on new legislation over birth certificates, cigarettes, minimum wage and more.

Juul Closes Deal with Tobacco Giant Altria
Thu, 20 Dec 2018 12:08:08 GMT
Altria is paying $12.8 billion to acquire a 35 percent stake of the popular vaping start-up. Public health advocates criticized the union.

What We Learned in 2018: Health and Medicine
Thu, 20 Dec 2018 10:00:19 GMT
Developments in medicine and health that we’re still thinking about at year’s end.

Juul May Get Billions in Deal With One of World’s Largest Tobacco Companies
Wed, 19 Dec 2018 21:08:09 GMT
A deal between the e-cigarette start-up and Altria, the maker of Marlboros, would create a powerful partnership in marketing and lobbying.

How to Help Teenagers Quit Vaping
Tue, 18 Dec 2018 21:00:48 GMT
Though options are limited for now, they exist. For starters, parents should recognize that they are confronting an addiction to nicotine, which is hard to break.

Study Shows Big Rise in Teen Vaping This Year
Mon, 17 Dec 2018 20:49:51 GMT
Use of other drugs, including opioids, alcohol and tobacco cigarettes, was down and marijuana use was steady, the annual survey of American teenagers found.

When the Makers of Marlboro and Corona Get Into Marijuana
Wed, 12 Dec 2018 08:00:03 GMT
With marijuana becoming legal in more markets, big corporations are swooping in with multibillion-dollar deals.