Tag Archives: Vaping

Asthma And Respiratory Foundation Informs Teens: Don’t Get Sucked Into Vaping

Wednesday, 26 May 2021, 1:27 pmPress Release: Asthma and Respiratory Foundation of New Zealand This week, there has been extensive media coverage talking about the vaping epidemic in high schools across the country. Both school principals and researchers have warned that this is a very real issue. Education around vaping is vital, and the Asthma and Respiratory Foundation NZ (ARFNZ) provide this with their website ‘Don’t Get Sucked In’. The website includes information and resources on vaping to encourage teens not to try vaping (or smoking) in […]

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Remember the vaping crisis? Well, it hasn’t gone anywhere

It can be hard to recall the news cycle Before Corona, but as summer gave way to fall in 2019, another public health problem dominated the headlines: the vaping crisis. At the time, the country was seeing a steep rise in hospitalizations for e-cigarette, or vaping, product use-associated lung injury (EVALI for short), mostly of young people, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. A staggering 2,807 hospitalizations or deaths were reported to the agency as of February 18, 2020, which peaked in September 2019. […]

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Smoke-free Worksite Laws Curbing Vaping

A new observational study from researchers at the Yale School of Public Health suggests smoke-free worksite laws may yield reductions, not only in conventional cigarette use, but in the use of electronic nicotine delivery systems as well. The researchers also found that adding vaping restrictions to these laws did not lead to further reductions in use of electronic nicotine delivery systems. Indeed, such restrictions appeared to reduce smoke-free worksite laws’ effects on conventional cigarette use. By estimating effects on both smoking and vaping—an increasingly popular alternative to […]

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