Study: Vaping Just As Harmful As SmokingThe University of Connecticut researchers crafted a screening device and discovered that e-cigarettes are filled with a nicotine-based liquid, which is "potentially as harmful as unfiltered cigarettes when it comes to causing DNA damage," according to UConn Today's report.
KYW Flashback: Philadelphia Bans 'Vaping' In PublicA year ago, KYW's Jim Melwert reported that Mayor Nutter had signed the ban.
Vape Shops Popping Up As Popularity Of Electronic Cigarettes RisesFishtown Vapes on Frankford Avenue is one of a number of Vape Shops that have recently popped up in Philly.
Push In NJ To Tax Electronic Cigarettes Not Met With Open ArmsThere’s a good deal of attention in New Jersey centered on a plan to tax electronic cigarettes in the same fashion as other tobacco products.
City Council Considers Adding Electronic Cigarettes To Smoking BanCity Councilman Bill Green says Philly's 2006 smoking ban -- authored by then-Councilman Michael Nutter -- already needs to be updated.
Health: Tobacco Companies Introduce Their First Electronic CigarettesThey've been on the market for years, but as Health Watch reporter Stephanie Stahl show us, this is the first time tobacco companies are getting in the game.