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Sep 15, 2019

New York Moves to Enact Statewide Flavored E-Cig Ban

New York Moves to Enact Statewide Flavored E-Cig Ban

New York Gov. 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.

Sep 10, 2019

NYC DOH Sounds Alarm on E-Cig Use Among Middle Schoolers

NYC DOH Sounds Alarm on E-Cig Use Among Middle Schoolers

About 13,000 public middle school students in New York City have vaped within the last 30 days, according to startling data released by health officials.

Sep 9, 2019

Cuomo Proposes Banning Flavored E-Cigarettes

Cuomo Proposes Banning Flavored E-Cigarettes

Gov. Andrew Cuomo has proposed a plan to combat a frightening public health phenomenon -- one he hopes will protect New Yorkers from what he deems as “harmful and addictive” vaping products.

Aug 23, 2019

Ill. Resident Dies After Being Hospitalized Following Vaping

Ill. Resident Dies After Being Hospitalized Following Vaping

An Illinois resident, who recently vaped, has died after being hospitalized with a severe respiratory illness, the Illinois Department of Public Health said Friday. Details surrounding the death remained...

May 8, 2019

Beverly Hills Closes in on Sweeping Tobacco Sales Ban

Beverly Hills Closes in on Sweeping Tobacco Sales Ban

It may soon be harder to go out for a smoke in Beverly Hills. On Tuesday night, the Beverly Hills City Council moved forward on recommendations from the health and safety committee to ban the sale of all...

Apr 22, 2019

Teens Don't Realize How Much Nicotine They're Vaping: Study

Teens Don't Realize How Much Nicotine They're Vaping: Study

People who use e-cigarettes are often inhaling high levels of nicotine, but many teenagers who vape don't realize it, according to a new study in the journal Pediatrics. NBC News reported that 40 percent...

Nov 9, 2018

FDA Plans Limits on Sale of Flavored E-Cigarettes: Report

FDA Plans Limits on Sale of Flavored E-Cigarettes: Report

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration plans to require strict limits on the sale of most flavored e-cigarettes, including age verification controls for online sales, in an effort to curtail their use among...

Sep 19, 2018

New FDA Campaign Hopes to Scare Teens Away From E-Cigarettes

New FDA Campaign Hopes to Scare Teens Away From E-Cigarettes

The federal government is hoping it can scare American teens away from e-cigarette use. The Food and Drug Administration is rolling out a new campaign of videos aimed at graphically illustrating the dangers of...

Jun 7, 2018

Kid Vaping Numbers Aren't Up, Study Says, But Some Skeptical

Kid Vaping Numbers Aren't Up, Study Says, But Some Skeptical

Vaping held steady last year in high school students and declined in middle school kids, according to new government data, but some researchers are skeptical because the survey may have missed out on a...

Dec 14, 2016

Huff, Puff and Explode: E-cigarette Fires, Injuries on Rise

Huff, Puff and Explode: E-cigarette Fires, Injuries on Rise

Katrina Williams wanted a safer alternative to smoking, and e-cigarettes seemed to be the answer until the day one exploded in her pocket as she drove home from a beauty salon. "It was like a firecracker" as it...

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