The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is notifying the public that cases of seizures have been reported following the use of e-cigarettes.
From 2012 to 2017, the proportion of US adults who perceived electronic-cigarettes to be as harmful as or more harmful than cigarettes increased.
Anxiety, previous history of suicidal ideation and/or behavior, and race were associated with increased risk of adverse psychiatric events.
Concern is increasing that the use of newer tobacco products may catalyze transition to tobacco products or recreational drugs.
Higher levels of prenatal nicotine are associated with greater risk for attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder in children.
From 2017 to 2018, there was an increase in any tobacco use, especially electronic cigarette use, for high school and middle school students.
Adolescents are increasingly using e-cigarette products such as pod-based systems but have misperceptions and lack of knowledge about these products.
“Pod mods,” which are small, rechargeable devices that aerosolize liquid solutions containing nicotine encapsulated in cartridges, pose a danger to adolescent users.
Future public health interventions developed for cigarette use must accommodate individuals with mental health and substance use disorders.
Calling the use of electronic cigarettes a burgeoning epidemic among teens, the FDA announced a crackdown on the sale of Juuls and other flavored e-cigarette devices to minors.