The Tennessee Department of Health (TDH) released a new advisory against vaping informing the public that it is not a safe alternative to nicotine addiction. The new advisory highlighted that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) or the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) do not approve e-cigarettes as smoking cessation devices. In..
In a historic move to curb the abuse of tobacco and give people a better quality of life, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has released a mandate for more than 3,100 public housing agencies to implement smoke-free policies by midyear 2018. The new rule is aimed at eliminating secondhand exposure in..
There has been a sharp decline in the use of tobacco among Americans during the last five decades, but one in every five Americans is still hooked on some kind of tobacco product, be it hookahs, cigarettes or e-cigarettes. This was revealed by the “Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report,” published in the July 15 issue..