Smoking ban at VA facilities has some veterans fuming

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Serving up drinks at the American Legion post in Concord, Jeff Holland gets a little testy when the talk turns to smoking. A Marine veteran who enjoys lighting u...

Keep calm and vape on: UK embraces e-cigarettes, US cautious

LONDON (AP) — While the U.S. scrambles to crack down on vaping, Britain has embraced electronic cigarettes as a powerful tool to help smokers kick the habit. The Royal College of Phy...

NY could add menthol to flavor ban as vaping groups sue

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York's governor wants to add menthol to the state's first-in-the-nation ban on the sale of flavored e-cigarettes as the vaping industry sues to nullify it. De...

What we know (and don't) about Juul, teen vaping and illness

NEW YORK (AP) — An outbreak of vaping illnesses. A surge in teens using electronic cigarettes. They're often spoken of in the same urgent breath, but it's not clear how — or even if — they are connect...

Panel approves ban on sale of flavored e-cigs in New York

NEW YORK (AP) — New York became the first state to ban the sale of flavored e-cigarettes Tuesday, a move that comes as federal health officials investigate a mysterious surge of severe breathing...

Panel approves ban on sale of flavored e-cigs in New York

NEW YORK (AP) — New York became the first state to ban the sale of flavored e-cigarettes Tuesday, a move that comes as federal health officials investigate a mysterious surge of severe breathing illne...

Retailers scramble as NY moves to ban flavored e-cigarettes

NEW YORK CITY (AP) — Vape shops in New York are scrambling to respond to Gov. Andrew Cuomo's plan to prohibit the sale of flavored vaping products — a ban poised to take effect Tuesday. ...

Cuomo pushes for flavored e-cig ban, citing risk to youth

NEW YORK (AP) — New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo directed state health officials to ban the sale of flavored e-cigarettes, citing the risk of young people getting addicted to nicotine. The...

Illinois lawsuit filed against top e-cigarette maker

CHICAGO (AP) — An Illinois teenager who fell ill with a lung disease after vaping for more than a year has sued a leading e-cigarette maker. Attorneys filed the lawsuit Friday in Lak...

U.S. government plans to ban flavors used in e-cigarettes

WASHINGTON (AP) — The federal government will act to ban thousands of flavors used in e-cigarettes, President Donald Trump said Wednesday, responding to a recent surge in underage vaping that ha...

Mint, menthol: Vape industry has dug heels in on flavor bans

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Efforts to ban flavored e-cigarettes and reduce their appeal to youngsters have sputtered under industry pressure in over a half-dozen states this year even as one state, Michiga...

Government will propose banning flavors used in e-cigarettes

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Wednesday his administration will propose banning thousands of flavors used in e-cigarettes to combat a recent surge in underage vaping . ...

Michigan to become 1st US state to ban flavored e-cigarettes

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer moved Wednesday to make her state the first to ban flavored electronic cigarettes, accusing companies of using candy flavors and deceptive ad...

13 fined on 1st day of smoking ban around convenience stores, coffee shops in greater Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- On Sunday (Sept. 1), the first day that bans on smoking went into effect in front of convenience stores and coffee shops in Taipei and New Taipei City, a total of 13 citations ...

Presidential office vows legal action in Taiwan cigarette smuggling scandal

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Office of the President announced on Thursday (Aug. 22) it would lodge a lawsuit against the legislative caucus of the opposition Kuomintang (KMT) and some media outle...