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There's a vaping panic in the US.

The vaping panic is looking eerily like the start of a new drug war

Media malpractice and political opportunism recklessly panicked the public. New prohibitions are already producing drug-war-like results.

Vaping may increase your lung disease risk even if you don’t smoke tobacco, according to a massive study of vapers

A 32,000-person study found that vaping is tied to an increased risk of lung disease, including asthma, emphysema, and chronic bronchitis.
A healthy lung scan (left) versus one of the woman's damaged lungs (right).

A woman got the incurable condition ‘cobalt lung’ after vaping marijuana for just 6 months

She's the first known vaping-related case. Steroids can help with symptoms like chronic coughing, but lung scarring is permanent.
Women dressed as nuns have a cigarette break during the Walmer Castle pageant in Kent circa 1931.

The wild history of vaping, from a 1927 ‘electric vaporizer’ to today’s mysterious lung injury crisis

People have been coming up with vapor-infused ways to get high for near 100 years. In 2003, a Chinese pharmacist created the first modern e-cigarette.

Investigators are homing in on a potential chemical culprit behind the mysterious spate of vaping-related illnesses and deaths. Here’s what offi...

There were 2,051 confirmed or probable cases of vape-related illnesses in 49 US states, and 39 people have died, according to the CDC.
Some of the products that have been found to contain vitamin E acetate.

An ‘enormously sticky’ chemical found in sick vapers’ lungs is a culprit in the vaping illness outbreak

Vitamin E acetate is sometimes used in vape juice, and experts warn it can "hang around" in the lungs for a very long time.
Why drink coffee? A new product from Hong Kong puts "coffee flavor" into an e-cigarette.

Coffee vapes are now a thing, and experts worry they could get never-smokers hooked on e-cigs

Vaping coffee is being billed as a quick way to energize, but public health experts warn the trend may be nothing more than a marketing gimmick.

The creator of the nicotine patch says that ‘anti-vaping forces’ are trying to kill the life-saving e-cig industry

Rose was the first person to develop a nicotine patch, and he also pioneered an e-cig that he said was "a bit too far ahead of its time."
Using addictive substances at a young age can make it easier to become addicted to that substance and others for the long term.

Kids as young as 11 are vaping. A pediatrician says the habit could permanently stunt their brain development.

Nicotine in some vape devices can make the skill-based area of a child's brain develop more slowly than normal.

Bots spammed millions of posts on Twitter promoting vaping. Now, Congress is investigating whether vape companies like Juul were behind it.

Congress is investigating whether e-cigarette manufacturers paid for bots to spam social media with pro-vaping posts.