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Nicotine Vaccine Could Help Smokers Kick the Habit

By Brent McCluskey

The vaccine deprives the brain of nicotine, thereby eliminating the high caused by tobacco. MORE  

Federal Regulation On E-Cigs Could Save Thousands of Lives, Expert Claims

By Victoria Kim

Despite being a multi-billion dollar business, electronic cigarettes have managed to avoid federal oversight. MORE  

Study Describes E-Cigarettes as Gateway To Illegal Drugs

By John Lavitt

A pair of scientists claimed in the New England Journal of Medicine that electronic cigarettes can alter brain chemistry like cocaine. MORE  

E-Cigarettes Are Not As Harmless As We've Been Told

By Victoria Kim

A number of recent studies have shown that vapor contains harmful byproducts that can cause asthma, cancer, and heart disease. MORE  

Despite Overall Decline, U.S. Smokers Still Number 40 Million

By Bryan Le

Smoking has fallen by 50% since a half century ago, but the habit still persists among 20% of our population. MORE  

Study Finds Near-Bulletproof Quit Smoking Method

By Bryan Le

Researchers have found what they believe could be the most effective quit-smoking method yet. MORE  

Scientists Comb Facebook to Understand E-Cigarettes

By Bryan Le

The FDA is funding studies to comb Facebook and count the puffs e-cigarette users take to better understand the new nicotine delivery system. MORE  

CDC Launches New Series of Anti-Smoking Ads

By Paul Gaita

The new series will feature print and media ads from former smokers. MORE  

Smoking While Pregnant May Make Daughter Dependent on Nicotine

By Shawn Dwyer

Though researchers aren’t exactly sure why, but mom’s smoking during pregnancy raises the risk of her daughter becoming hooked on nicotine later in life. MORE  

Study Finds that E-Cigarettes Can Lead to Addiction

By Shawn Dwyer

Think that e-cigs are a safe alternative to regular smokes? Think again. MORE  

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