SAN Francisco on Tuesday became the first major US city to effectively ban the sale and manufacture of electronic cigarettes, as concerns grow over a sharp rise in vaping among youths.

[BENGALURU] North Carolina's Attorney General filed a lawsuit against Juul Labs on Wednesday, piling more pressure on the biggest US e-cigarette maker that is already under intense scrutiny for...

[WASHINGTON] The US Surgeon General on Tuesday called for "aggressive" action against e-cigarette use, which he said has exploded to epidemic proportions among youth and puts their health and...