March 24, 2020

Lately, I have found myself worrying about teens who are frequent Juulers (vapers/ e-cigarette users) and whether this habit would lead to adverse outcomes if they were to be infected with COVID-19. The answer is that we just don't know. Other than the epidemic of vapi...

February 13, 2020

A new case against Juul Labs was brought by the state of Massachusetts yesterday, further elucidating Juul's predatory behavior in its early days, with ads targeting youth on Cartoon Network, Nickelodeon, Seventeen and educational sites for middle and high schoolers.

January 31, 2020

I have been hearing from teens about Puffs (one of the brands of disposable e-cigarettes discussed in this article) for several months now, long before a flavor ban. Teens like the flavors and they like the price-- much more affordable than Juuls, Suorins and other pop...

November 4, 2019

Vaping is very much a part of teens' daily experience, even if they themselves are not taking part.  
Check out this new poll by Common Sense Media and SurveyMonkey to learn more about what teens are reporting, including how vaping relates to social media/ online...

September 7, 2019

The CDC is currently investigating an epidemic of over 450 cases of vaping-related severe lung illnesses in teens and young adults which have caused 5 deaths in the past few days and numerous hospitalizations, including ICU stays and sometimes intubation.  The exact ca...

February 21, 2018

Yes, I'm back with yet another vaping post. That's how concerned about this subject I am-- exacerbated by the fact that I just saw an ad for e-cigarettes in Time magazine, which we get because my teenage son subscribes to it. NOT happy! Vaping has become an increasingl...

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