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FDA Is Too Late for JUUL Addicted Teens

FDA Is Too Late for JUUL Addicted Teens

By Tyler Crews, Opinion Editor

March 26, 2018


Filed under Opinion

The FDA will reduce the nicotine levels in cigarettes but they're probably too late for teens addicted to JUULs.

The Hypocrisy of Vaping

The Hypocrisy of Vaping

By Mert Erenel, Staff Writer

February 27, 2018


Filed under Opinion, University Life

People who vape are hypocritical in viewing their vice as healthier and superior to cigarette smoking.

Hamilton Admits University Bungled NYUAD Visa Denials

Hamilton Admits University Bungled NYUAD Visa Denials

By Mack DeGeurin, News Editor

February 12, 2018


Filed under News, Top Stories, University News

President Hamilton recently released a letter addressing concerns over recent visa denials for faculty members attempting to travel to NYU Abu Dhabi.

Vaping Effects Don’t Just Go Up in Smoke

Vaping Effects Don’t Just Go Up in Smoke

February 7, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Banning vaping in NYU buildings is not enough to address the e-cigarettes craze. NYU should warn students about the effects of vaping and establish resources for e-cigarette addictions.

NYU Study Suggests Vaping Increases Risk of Cancer and Heart Diseases

NYU Study Suggests Vaping Increases Risk of Cancer and Heart Diseases

By Mariana Castro and Christine Lee

February 6, 2018


Filed under News, Top Story, University News

While the number of young people smoking e-cigrattes continues to rise, a new study released by NYU researchers shows how these smokers may be jeopardizing their health. The study, which exposed lab rats to 12 straight weeks of nicotine vapor, suggests smokers may be at an increased risks of heart disease and cancer.

Juul Electronic Cigarettes: The Biggest New Craze on Campus?

Juul Electronic Cigarettes: The Biggest New Craze on Campus?

By Alex Domb, Deputy News Editor

October 27, 2017


Filed under Features

With the increased usage of e-cigarettes comes a new craze: the Juul. NYU students have mixed feelings about one of the biggest e-cigarettes on campus.

E-cigarette commercials for children must stop

E-cigarette commercials for children must stop

April 15, 2014


Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, Opinion

A new study by the Democratic members of Congress has demonstrated what many in the public health community feared about e-cigarettes: companies are now actively marketing to children and teenagers. E-cigarette companies are heavily promoting the new devices to teen non-smokers by introducing fruit fla...

Group hopes to overturn e-cigarette ban

Group hopes to overturn e-cigarette ban

March 31, 2014


Filed under News

The New York City Citizens Lobbying Against Smoker Harassment filed a lawsuit on March 25 in the New York County Supreme Court to overturn the ban on electronic cigarettes — one of Michael Bloomberg’s last acts as mayor. Audrey Silk, founder of NYC CLASH, said the Clean Air Act was original...

Students, professors split on Bloomberg’s e-cigarette ban

Students, professors split on Bloomberg’s e-cigarette ban

January 29, 2014


Filed under News

As one of his last acts as mayor of New York City, Michael Bloomberg signed a law placing a ban on smoking electronic cigarettes at all locations where regular cigarettes are banned. Yet e-cigarette shops have still been opening up around the city. One, The Henley Vaporium, recently set up shop in ...

E-cigarettes need federal regulation to reach right consumers

E-cigarettes need federal regulation to reach right consumers

September 30, 2013


Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, Opinion

The electronic cigarette has been steadily growing in popularity. E-cigarettes are fast becoming a fixture of modern society, as just last year, the number of students using the device doubled. E-cigarettes are a form of electronic vaporizer which imitate the process of smoking. Commonly known as vaping, smoking e-cigarettes do not have the harmful side effects of smoking regular ciga...