An urgent warning from health officials about the dangers of e-cigarettes, after an Illinois patient seemingly became the first person to die from a severe respiratory illness linked to vaping.
The city of Milwaukee issued a health alert Wednesday urging residents to stop vaping”immediately,” after at least 16 people were hospitalized with severe lung disease this month.
An increase in vaping among kids has the Food and Drug Administration considering using drugs to break the bad habits.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — 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 announced the actions Monday as part of an executive order. Many […]
A seemingly-healthy Texas teenager was hospitalized with lung failure after suddenly becoming unable to breath.
It’s estimated that 9 million adults in the U.S. and nearly 4 million teens vape.
There is a new effort to end the vaping epidemic among teenagers.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Health officials are recommending people who vape consider avoiding e-cigarettes while they investigate more cases of a breathing ailment linked to the devices. While the cause remains unclear, officials said Friday that many reports involve e-cigarette products that contain THC, the mind-altering substance in marijuana. Officials from the Centers for Disease Control […]
NEW YORK (AP) — Walmart is getting out of the vaping business. The nation’s largest retailer said Friday that it will stop selling electronic cigarettes at its namesake stores and Sam’s Clubs in the U.S. when it sells out its current inventory. The nation’s largest retailer said the move is due to “growing federal, state […]
Health officials said Friday that an Illinois patient who contracted a serious lung disease after vaping has died and that they consider it the first death in the United States linked to the smoking alternative that has become popular with teens and young adults.