Vaping nicotine is dangerous, too

WILLISTON — Along with hitting the gym more often and starting a diet, quitting smoking tops many New Year’s resolution lists. There are currently 67,400 smokers in Vermont and 57% of them tried to quit last year. New ads from e-cigarette companies would have those smokers falsely believe that switching to vaping is quitting smoking. The American Lung Association is reminding Vermont residents that the Food and Drug Administration has not found any e-cigarette to be safe and effective in helping smokers qui … (read more)

ACSD joins lawsuit targeting e-cigarettes

MIDDLEBURY — The Addison Central School District board has signed on to a class action lawsuit that seeks to recover damages from vaping device maker Juul “regarding the presence at unacceptable detection limits of the chemicals” in the company’s e-cigare … (read more)

Letter to the editor: Address vaping; pass pot bill

Burying one’s head in the sand is rarely an effective strategy for dealing with a problem. But that’s exactly what Vermont’s top officials are doing when it comes to the emerging epidemic of vaping-related lung disease that has hospitalized hundreds natio … (read more)