Tobacco

vaping

A Deep Dive into Juul's Bizarre Plan to Teach Students About Vaping

This is embarrassing.
Allie Conti
11.5.18
bomb squad

How Experts Trace A Homemade Bomb To Its Source

We spoke to an explosive forensic expert about how to track a serial bomber.
Daniel Oberhaus
10.24.18
vaping

The FDA Is Launching An Anti-Juul Campaign That’s Like D.A.R.E. for Vaping

The agency will be sending out posters to high schools and running digital ads to raise awareness.
Kaleigh Rogers
9.18.18
juul

Juul's Legal Problems Keep Getting Worse

The vape company is under fire after a spiffy $15 billion valuation. How bad could it get?
Allie Conti
7.30.18
Munchies

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
5.9.18
Asking for a friend

Is It Safe for Non-Smokers to Chew Nicotine Gum?

The benefits are similar to drinking a cup of coffee.
Nick Keppler
4.20.18
Smoking

E-Cigarettes Are Dangerous for People Who Don’t Already Smoke

Several recent studies suggest that unless you're using e-cigs as a harm reduction tool to quit smoking, you should stay away from them—especially if you're a teenager.
Troy Farah
3.14.18
Smoking

Who Forced the Cigarette Companies to Run Those Anti-Smoking Ads?

I've spent decades battling the tobacco industry. There's a reason you're seeing these ads now.
Stanton Glantz
12.27.17
On Edge

The ‘Father of Stress’ Was a Tobacco Industry Shill

How one of the twentieth century’s most respected scientists was bought by the tobacco industry.
Daniel Oberhaus
12.7.17
united states of addiction

You Can’t Treat Opioid Addiction While Ignoring Nicotine Addiction

Smoking cigarettes could increase risk of relapse into other drug use, experts say.
Madison Margolin
11.22.17
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
10.5.17
Voices

More People Are Organizing to Raise the Minimum Tobacco Age to 21

More than 260 cities and towns have passed Tobacco 21 laws, banning the sale of cigarettes to anyone under current drinking age.
Kimberly Lawson
9.7.17
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