HABITS

video
For the U.S. vaping industry, the past 12-months have been horrific. Countless vaping product retailers and many e-liquid manufacturers have shuttered operations in the wake of the so-called epidemic of teen vaping, the CDC’s outright...
Ward Flemons and Brandie Walker are lung specialists and faculty members at the University of Calgary’s Cumming School of Medicine. Juliet Guichon is an associate professor of law and ethics at the University of Calgary. Breathlessness....
The e-cigarette Juul Labs Inc. introduced in the spring of 2015 was known internally by an eccentric code name: Splinter, after a rodent martial-arts master in the comic Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. Splinter, about the...
Marlboro maker Altria says stimulus checks and e-cigarette restrictions are driving sales of traditional cigarettes Americans are smoking more during the coronavirus pandemic because they are spending less on travel and entertainment and have more opportunities...
video
Caught between big tobacco and big government is how Dave Bryans, CEO of the Ontario Convenience Stores Association, describes the predicament that family-run convenience stores face in Ontario as a result of the upheaval over...
Traditional cigarette sales continue to perform better than expected during the COVID-19 pandemic, according to two tobacco industry analysts. Overall sales volume for traditional cigarettes was down just 0.2% for the four-week period that ended July...
Cases were hard to identify because the respiratory symptoms mimic COVID-19.  Vaping-related lung injuries have sent 11 people aged 14 to 46 into Minnesota hospitals over the past two months, the Minnesota Department of Health reported...
In June 2019, an influential and well-respected research group published a paper in the BMJ showing both a sharp rise in youth vaping in Canada between 2017 and 2018 – mirroring the rise in the...
Smoore, the world’s most valuable vaping company, tries to carve out a niche among Chinese smokers Chinese like to quip that the electronic cigarette is China’s fifth great invention, after paper, printing, gunpowder and the compass....
video
When University of Waterloo professor David Hammond first shared preliminary results of his teen vaping and smoking study with Health Canada and the media in late 2018, he did so with the “hope” that his...