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Wednesday, October 22nd

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e-cigarettes, electronic cigarettes, personal vaporizer, vapingVideo:

Behind the Vapor

In less than a decade, e-cigarettes have gone from being marketed as a safe, tobacco-free alternative to conventional cigarettes to a rapidly expanding, wildly controversial, and largely unregulated $3 billion global industry that has health officials, policy makers, and researchers scrambling to learn one thing: how safe are they?

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Free Hugs: Melanie Kirsh (CAS’16) (from left), president of the student club I Embrace You, and members Taylor Adkin (SAR’17), Courtney White (SAR’17), and Chelsea Hammond (SED’17) offer hugs on Marsh Plaza October 17. Photo by Cydney Scott

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Series Spotlight

The Climate Crisis

BU researchers explore the science behind earth’s environmental changes, and what they mean for our future.

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