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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 …

Centers for Disease Control Prioritizes Investigations into Vaping-Related Illnesses

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said on Monday it has activated its emergency operations center to coordinate the investigation into hundreds of cases of severe lung illnesses linked to e-cigarette use. The CDC’s Emergency Operations Center …

Lawsuits Targeting E-Cigarettes Increase Along with Death, Illness Reports

Several deaths and potentially hundreds of illnesses have been tied to e-cigarettes, which allow users to inhale nicotine vapor, often flavored, without smoking. Lawsuits have been filed against e-cigarette maker Juul and more are expected amid increasing scrutiny. The following …

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 …

Vaping Lung Illness May Be Linked to Cannabis Product, Say Health Officials

Severe, mysterious lung illnesses that have struck more than 200 people around the country may be tied to an ingredient in cannabis-containing vapor products, said the New York State Department of Health. New York and other states, as well as …

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 …