A 15-year-old in Cambridge, Mass., shows off her vaping device in 2018. Schools and health officials across the U.S. are struggling to curb what they say is an epidemic of underage vaping. Steven Senne/AP hide caption toggle caption Steven Senne/AP Shots - Health News Cigarettes Can't Be Advertised On TV. Should Juul Ads Be Permitted? Kaiser Health News August 20, 2019 Though tobacco ads have been banned from TV for about 50 years, the marketing of electronic cigarettes isn't constrained by the law. Public health advocates consider that a loophole that hurts kids.