e-cigarettes News

Report: More Than 70 Kids in North Carolina Poisoned by E-Cigarettes

North Carolina Poison Control says nearly 75 children under age 5 have been poisoned by e-cigarettes and vaping products in 2019. The News & Observer of Raleigh reports the group said in a news release that nearly 150 people have …

California Spending $20M on Campaign to Warn Public of Vaping Dangers

California will spend $20 million on a public awareness campaign about the dangers of vaping nicotine and cannabis products and step up efforts to halt the sale of illicit products amid a rise in vaping-related illnesses. Democratic Gov. Gavin Newsom …

New York Moves to Enact Statewide Flavored E-Cigarette Ban

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo is pushing to enact a statewide ban on the sale of flavored e-cigarettes amid growing health concerns connected to vaping, especially among young people. The Democrat announced Sunday that the state health commissioner would be …

States Report 380 Cases of Lung Disease, 6 Deaths Linked to Vaping

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention updated the number of confirmed and probable cases of lung disease associated with e-cigarette product use, or vaping, to 380. As of September 11, cases were reported by 36 states and the U.S. …

Five Cases of Lung Disease in Connecticut Possibly Linked to Vaping

Connecticut public health officials say they are now investigating five cases of lung disease in state residents possibly related to the use of e-cigarettes or vaping products. The state Department of Public Health on Friday said it had learned of …

Medical Association Calls for Americans to Stop Vaping as Illnesses, Deaths Rise

The American Medical Association on Monday urged Americans to stop using electronic cigarettes of any sort until scientists have a better handle on the cause of 450 lung illnesses and at least five deaths related to the use of the …

States Questioning How Juul’s Vaping Device Became So Popular with Teens

E-cigarette giant Juul Labs is facing mounting scrutiny from state law enforcement officials, with the attorneys general in Illinois and the District of Columbia investigating how the company’s blockbuster vaping device became so popular with underage teens, The Associated Press …

In Suit, Indiana Family Says Juul E-Cigarettes Are Deliberately Highly Addictive

An Indiana family is suing Juul Labs Inc., accusing it of making electronic cigarettes that contain excessively high levels of nicotine without warning that they’re addictive. The McCullough family of Carmel filed the lawsuit Aug. 20 in U.S. District Court …

Health Officials Report First Death They Believe Is Linked to Vaping

An Illinois resident has died after being hospitalized with a severe respiratory illness that health officials believe is linked with vaping, the state’s Department of Public Health said Friday. The death is the first recorded from a mystery illness that …

Vaping Firms Sue Seeking to Further Delay FDA Review of e-Cigarettes

A vaping industry group sued the U.S. government last week to delay an upcoming review of thousands of e-cigarettes on the market. The legal challenge by the Vapor Technology Association is the latest hurdle in the Food and Drug Administration’s …