The American River Current

Don’t buy into the vaping industry

 As of Sept. 10, there have been at least 478 confirmed cases of breathing related illnesses linked to vaping in 25 states, including California, and the death count has risen to six. (Photo illustration by Ariel Caspar)

Ariel Caspar

September 16, 2019

An alarming trend has caught my attention on and off campus recently: e-cigarettes and vaping. I have observed many friends take on the habit over the years and my observations have led to a strong yet unprofessional opinion that vaping is addictive and damaging no matter how old or mature you think...

Opinion: Vaping shouldn’t be a part of the smoking ban

An American River College student takes a hit from his vaporizer. Vaping, along with smoking, will be banned at ARC starting on Jan. 1. (Photo by Jordan Schauberger)

Jordan Schauberger

October 6, 2015

The original headline of this story stated "Vaping shouldn't be apart of the smoking ban." The actual opinion being presented is that "Vaping shouldn't be a part of the smoking ban." American River College is scheduled to become a smoke, tobacco and vapor-free campus on Jan. 1, 2016, but many at ARC,...

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