A USC study has found that among teenagers who never smoked tobacco before ninth grade, those who had smoked e-cigarettes were far more likely to begin smoking tobacco shortly after starting high school than their peers.
There is real muscle beneath the specialty e-cigarette retailer’s trendy skin: a booming billion-dollar industry that has operated largely free of government regulations, ruled almost entirely by small business vigilantes who are making hefty profits.
A legislative panel has opted not to take up a bill aimed at curbing youth smoking by regulating e-cigarettes in California after a heated hearing.
California health officials say electronic cigarettes are a health threat, especially to children, and should be strictly regulated like tobacco products.
The City Council unanimously approved an ordinance Tuesday night banning their use in public places.
City officials Tuesday revealed a new policy to curb the illegal sale of both tobacco and e-cigarette products to minors.
A Los Angeles City Council committee approved a proposal Monday to sharply restrict the use of electronic cigarettes — known as “e-cigarettes” — in no-smoking public areas.
Beverly Hills has joined the list of cities moving to regulate e-cigarettes in the same way as tobacco products.
After taking a stand as the only University of California campus to allow electronic cigarettes and chewing tobacco, UC Irvine has reversed its decision under pressure from UC officials.
The City Council Wednesday voted to halt sales of electronic cigarettes to minors.
A Los Angeles city councilman doesn’t want minors to get their hands on electronic cigarettes.
Inland Empire smokers trying to kick the habit with so-called electronic cigarettes will have to do so outdoors, thanks to an approved ban by the Riverside County Board of Supervisors.