UK Parliament fails to agree on a new Brexit plan — again

UK Parliament fails to agree on a new Brexit plan — again

Members of Parliament had another chance to break the political stalemate. They failed. The British Parliament failed yet again on Monday to break the Brexit impasse. Members of Parliament (MPs) held a second round of indicative votes to try to figure out an alternative plan for the United Kingdom’s exit from the European Union. The votes were intended to reveal what type of Brexit plan could secure a majority in Parliament. But nothing won —…

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Vaping: the astonishing surge in e-cigarette use

Vaping: the astonishing surge in e-cigarette use

Use of e-cigarettes, particularly among teens, is rising at the fastest-recorded rate for any substance. In recent years, vaping has become a popular alternative to smoking cigarettes. It’s more discreet and socially acceptable than tobacco. Some vape devices deliver more nicotine than cigarettes, and they’re being heavily marketed to youth as well as smokers trying to quit. One such product, Juul, has rapidly taken over three-quarters of the US e-cigarette market. Juul’s intended mission is…

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