The annual Monitoring the Future survey has found U.S. teens are vaping more marijuana and nicotine than a year ago. The survey found 14% of 12th graders said they had vaped marijuana in the last month—almost double the percentage reported last year.
A federal appeals court said this week that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration can regulate e-cigarettes like it does other tobacco products including conventional cigarettes, The Washington Post reports.
The White House announced President Trump will host a meeting Friday on vaping, Reuters reports. The meeting will include representatives from the e-cigarette industry and public health groups, according to a spokesperson.
Teens who first try flavored e-cigarettes, cigar or smokeless tobacco are much more likely to still be using that product a year later, compared with those who try a non-flavored product, a new study finds.
Lung injuries tied to e-cigarettes may have more than one cause, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Many different substances and product sources are under investigation, the agency said.
Insurance company Prudential announced it will classify people who use e-cigarettes as smokers when calculating life insurance rates, CBS News reports. Previously, the company charged smokers more than people who used e-cigarettes.