Category Archives: Electronic Cigarettes

Nursing Faculty Awarded Grant to Study e-cigs Effects in Pregnant Women

UKNOW | ELIZABETH ADAMS | OCTOBER 5, 2015 The U.S. has the largest and fastest growing market for e-cigs, and adult women of childbearing age are the most common users. However, no data exists regarding the health effects of e-cigs on pregnant women or their babies.

Tobacco Industry Once Again Targets Youth with E-cigarettes

HERALD-LEADER | AUDREY DARVILLE | SEPTEMBER 20, 2015 In the 1970s, the U.S. Congress banned tobacco ads to protect our impressionable youth from perceiving smoking as socially desirable. Now, for the first time in decades, advertisements portraying the recreational use of tobacco products are reappearing in popular media.

Health Issues Poll Shows NKyians’ Views; Majority Favor Statewide Smoking Ban, Report Good Health

NORTHERN KENTUCKY TRIBUNE | JULY 2, 2015 The Kentucky Health Issues Poll (KHIP), conducted by the Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky and Cincinnati’s Interact for Health, provides a snapshot of regional views — including Northern Kentucky’s, on health issues.

HCTC Becomes Tobacco Free

WYMT | JULY 1, 2015 The Hazard Community and Technical College is now tobacco free.

Poll: 26% in NKY Know Someone Affected by Heroin

THE ENQUIRER | TERRY DEMIO | JUNE 25, 2015 If you’re from Northern Kentucky, chances are you feel pretty good about your health. Better than most in Kentucky.

Another School District Goes Tobacco-Free and E-cigarette Free; Efforts Largely Led by Students

KYFORWARD | KENTUCKY HEALTH NEWS | JUNE 10, 2015 The Webster County school board voted unanimously to make all district property, vehicles and buildings officially tobacco-free, Matt Hughes reports for the Webster County Journal-Enterprise. As in some other school districts, efforts for the ban were largely led by students.

Smoke (Still) Gets in Your Eyes at Many Job Sites

FAIRWARNING REPORTS | STUART SILVERSTEIN | MAY 19, 2015 Despite the flood of state and local laws since the 1990s to ban indoor smoking, millions of Americans still are exposed to secondhand smoke on the job.

E-cig Use Triples Among U.S. Teens

BOWLING GREEN DAILY NEWS | TARYN PHANEUF | MAY 10, 2015 Smoke-free advocates in Kentucky worry about the way e-cigarettes attract young users.

Teen Use of Electronic Cigarettes Has Tripled in One Year

SURFKY NEWS | MELISSA PATRICK | MAY 7, 2015 The number of middle- and high-school students using electronic cigarettes tripled from 2013 to 2014, surpassing the current use of all teen use of tobacco products, including conventional cigarettes, according to the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

E Cig Use Skyrocketing Among ‘Tweens and Teens

PUBLIC NEWS SERVICE | GREG STOTELMYER | APRIL 27, 2015 E-cigarettes are increasing in popularity, and new data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration indicate young people are driving some of the growth.