News Category: e-cigarettes

E-Cigarettes: The Public Health Battle of Generation Y

Nov. 15, 2016

Austin, Texas – With e-cigarette use on the rise, a public health organization in Texas is changing the script and focusing on alternative tobacco products during this year’s Great American Smokeout.

Campus tobacco ban includes electronic cigarettes

March 20, 2014

While many universities continue to grapple with unclear policies regarding recently popular electronic cigarettes, UT set a clear ban on them during the 2012 tobacco-free initiative. 

Adrienne Howarth-Moore, director of UT’s Human Resource Services, said the decision to include other smoking devices that do not directly use tobacco, including e-cigarettes, in the tobacco-free campus initiative was based in part on the unknown potential health risks e-cigarettes pose to nonsmokers.