The Massachusetts Medical Society has adopted new policies on electronic cigarettes and the the use of antibiotic medications in farm animals.
A bill that would place electronic cigarettes under the state’s existing tobacco control law is making its way through the Massachusetts Statehouse.
Forty attorneys general are urging the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to meet its own deadline and regulate electronic cigarettes in the same way it regulates tobacco products.
Children — like adults — are increasingly trying electronic cigarettes, according to the first large national study to gauge use by middle and high school students.
Children and teens would be banned from buying electronic cigarettes under a bill being proposed on Beacon Hill.
It’s the latest lure by cigarette makers. Companies say their electronic cigarettes offer a blast of vitamins with every puff.
The town of Cohasset wants to outlaw electronic cigarettes.
Boston city officials are stepping up efforts to regulate electronic cigarettes that deliver nicotine and individual cigars.
Boston is one step closer to passing a proposal that would ban the sale of e-cigarettes to anyone under 18.