Cigarettes

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Vape Pods Taste Minty Thanks to Extremely High Levels of a Chemical Banned in Food

The FDA regulates the chemical, called pulegone, in food, but not in e-cigs—so it's unclear which brands contain it.
Hannah Smothers
13 hours ago
vaping

Teens Use Tobacco as Much as They Vape—But, OK! Ban Flavoured Juul Pods!

Weird how the Trump administration isn't going after the tobacco industry, which spent $23 million in lobbying last year.
Harron Walker
5 days ago
body

Cigarette Reviewers on YouTube Smoke So You Don't Have To

“I’m committed, not addicted."
Jeremy Glass
8.16.19
Singapore

Singapore's First Smoking Cabin Filters Cigarette Smoke For Clean Air

It’s the first of its kind in the city-state, and 60 more are set to be released this year. Would you try it?
Edoardo Liotta
5.23.19
Culture

How Australia's Ban on Nicotine Vape Spawned a Thriving Black Market

Vape juice that contains nicotine is supposedly illegal. But thanks to loopholes in legislation it's everywhere.
Sam Nichols
4.24.19
Smoking

Menthol Cigarettes Could Be Even Worse Than Regular Cigarettes

They make inhaling more comfortable and are often marketed to younger, newer smokers and people of color.
Jessica Migala
4.1.19
Smoking

I Took the Internet's Worst Advice on How to Quit Smoking Cigarettes

I temporarily lost $2,000, and now have 20 pounds of clementines.
Alex Norcia
5.31.18
Smoking

I Quit Smoking But My Palate Is Still Trash

Forty days ago, I quit smoking. Ever since, I’ve been waiting for the taste epiphany people have promised.
Elise Renoleau
5.14.18