09.26.2011 | Latest Smoking News
The World Health Organization (WHO) is recommending slapping adult ratings (rated R) on movies with scenes that depict smoking in the hopes it will deter kids and teenagers from lighting up.
09.20.2011 | Latest Smoking News
While individual airlines already banned the use of electronic cigarettes aboard their flights earlier this year, the US Department of Transportation (DOT) is proposing to explicitly ban the use of the devices on airplanes.
09.13.2011 | Latest Smoking News
22nd Century Group, a company focused on the development of prescription smoking-cessation aids and tobacco harm reduction products, recently announced that the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) had cleared their new drug X-22 to begin Phase II clinical trials.
08.30.2011 | Latest Smoking News
Contrary to FDA recommendations that electronic cigarette users should switch to FDA-approved smoking cessation products, new research published in the International Journal of Clinical Practice, conducted by J. Fouls, a professor at Penn State University, College of Medicine, Cancer Institute, confirms that the change could reverse the health gain achieved.
08.9.2011 | Latest Smoking News
On June 22, 2010 the FDA put an end to what is being referred to as one of the deadliest consumer fraud in history: it banned the use of the deceptive terms “light,” “mild” and “low tar” in the marketing and sale of cigarettes in the United States. While many noticed the change in packaging, […]
08.1.2011 | Latest Smoking News
Smokers already know they need to quit smoking for their health. What they may not know is how bad smoking is for their appearance. The effects of smoking over time can be seen by the naked eye, enough that Dr. Douglas Model coined the term “smoker’s face” in 1985 to describe the long term physical […]
07.26.2011 | Latest Smoking News
NicVax was created with the hopes it would become a magical vaccine that would help smokers quit. If this sounds too good to be true, it’s because it is.
07.19.2011 | Latest Smoking News
Nowadays, smokers already feel like second-class citizens as they are being banned from almost all areas accessible to the public. However, with increasing pressure from society, the “No Smoking” could potentially find its way inside your own home whether you like it or not. It’s a battle of the butts and this witch hunt is […]
07.14.2011 | Latest Smoking News
A Southwest Airlines flight departing from LAX en route to Utah did not have a happy ending for one of its passengers. 42 year old, Pogos Paul Sefilian was arrested upon landing in Salt Lake City on charges that he tossed peanuts and pretzels at a flight attendant.
07.8.2011 | Latest Smoking News
Chantix, one of the most popular smoking cessation drugs in the market has been under scrutiny for some time. Several recent studies prove the drug increases risks of heart problems in addition to numerous adverse mental effects. The heart problems are the latest in a growing list of concerns raised by patient reports, lawsuits and […]
V2 Cigs is thrilled to share a company milestone, becoming America’s most popular electronic cigarette site!* We have officially outranked the competition with the help of our community of supporters who have spread the word to family, coworkers and friends about the unbeatable products and family of support here at V2 Cigs. 2011 has been […]
07.5.2011 | Latest Smoking News
Most people are aware of their dangers of second-hand smoke. However, few people are aware that the nicotine and other chemicals in cigarette smoke can adhere to almost everything from clothing and walls to hair.
06.21.2011 | Latest Smoking News
The Food and Drug Administration has just unveiled nine new graphic warning labels to be placed on all cigarette packs. This initiative is part of the agency’s continuous efforts to regulate tobacco and tobacco products.
06.6.2011 | Latest Smoking News
While numerous States and Counties are actively participating in the banning of smoking in public places, some are now addressing the regulation of e‐cigarette use such as in Pierce County, Washington, where the Tacoma‐Pierce County Health Department ruled in favor of using the battery‐powered devices in certain places such as bars and workplaces.
04.1.2011 | Latest Smoking News
While federal law does not ban the sale of electronic cigarettes, state governments are increasingly stepping in with laws and policies regarding the use of the popular products. The majority of these bans involve the sale of electronic cigarettes to those under 18, which the electronic cigarette industry fully supports. Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper signed a […]