FDA Brings E-Cigarettes Under Federal AuthorityElectronic cigarette will now be under federal authority - meaning hundreds of brands will have to undergo federal review to stay on the market.
Exclusive: Dangers Of E-Cigs, Don't Get Burned AgainE-cigarettes have become extremely popular as an alternative to smoking tobacco. But in some cases, taking a puff of an e-cig has become even more dangerous than the long-term effects of smoking tobacco.
State Fire Marshal Investigating Two Separate SW Fla. E-Cig Explosions Just a week apart, two Southwest Florida men were seriously hurt when their e-cigarettes exploded.
E-Cig Explosion Puts Man In Hospital, How Users Can Protect ThemselvesOne moment, 21-year- old Evan Spahlinger was smoking his e-cigarette at his home in Naples. The next, he was struggling to breathe and suffering extreme burns.
Man In Coma After E-Cig Blows Up In His FaceA Naples area man is in a medically induced coma at a Miami hospital after an e-cigarette blew up in his face.
Teens Put Down Smokes, Pick Up E-CigarettesFlorida high-school students have largely kicked the cigarette habit. But many have found another way to get nicotine fixes.
CDC: E-Cig Use By Florida Teens Has DoubledMore and more high school students are getting their nicotine fix from e-cigs instead of traditional 'cancer sticks'.
University Receives Grant To Study E-Cigarettes UseA $2.7 million grant was given to the University of Arizona to research the growing use of electronic cigarettes.
Thieves Bust Through Wall, Steal Nearly Half-Million In E-Cigarette GoodsA Dania Beach E-cigarette company lost nearly half a million dollars' worth of merchandise after someone broke in through a back wall.
Different Names For Nicotine Vapor Products Causing ConfusionIn April the Food and Drug Administration announced plans to begin regulating E-cigarettes. The decision brought relief to some parents who felt it would make it harder for teens to get their hands on the nicotine vapor devices.
House Tries To Keep E-Cigs Away From KidsThe Florida House has unanimously passed a bill that would ban the sales of electronic cigarettes to minors.
Miramar Bans Sales Of E-Cigarettes To Minors Amid concerns about kids getting hooked on nicotine or tobacco, the city of Miramar has banned the sales of e-cigarettes to minors.