Young Students At P.S. 19 In The Bronx Take Part In E-Cigarette/Juul Prevention ProgramHealth officials are calling for new federal regulations to try and stop the increasing e-cigarette epidemic among teens.
Suffolk County Set To Launch 'Vape Out' Program To Discourage E-Cigarette Use By TeenagersUnited States health officials reported in September that teenage electronic cigarette use had reached an epidemic level.
Surgeon General: Vaping Amongst Young People An Epidemic, 'Aggressive Steps' Needed To Stop ItThe government's top doctor is taking aim at the best-selling electronic cigarette brand in the U.S., urging swift action to prevent Juul and similar vaping brands from addicting millions of teenagers.
E-Cigarette Maker Juul Pulling Flavored Pods From StoresE-cigarette maker Juul is taking steps to keep its products away from kids. The company said Tuesday it’s pulling its flavored pods from more than 90,000 stores nationwide, including convenience stores and tobacco shops.
Report: New York State Considers Ban On Flavored E-CigarettesFlavored e-cigarettes, popular among teens, may soon be pulled from stores in New York State.
FDA Attacks Youth Vaping Epidemic With Unique Public Service CampaignAccording to newly released federal statistics, vaping by high school students is up a staggering 75 percent this year, jeopardizing extraordinary public health gains in reducing smoking.
FDA: Teen Vaping Has Reached ‘Epidemic’ LevelsU.S. health officials are calling on the industry to address the problem or risk having their flavored products pulled off the market.
Smoking Rates In U.S. Hit All-Time Low, CDC SaysAbout 14 percent of U.S adults admit to being smokers last year, down from about 16 percent in 2016, government figures from the CDC show.
Teen Develops 'Wet Lung' After Vaping For 3 Weeks, Doctors SayA teen in Pennsylvania had to be placed on a breathing machine after doctors say she developed "wet lung" from vaping.
Feds: New Kid-Friendly E-Cig Marketing A Huge Poisoning RiskTwo federal agencies have issues warnings to 13 manufacturers of high nicotine e-cigarette goods to stop making their product packaging look like children's juice boxes, candies and cookies.
Nassau County Officials Warn About Dangers Of Vaping, E-CigarettesNassau County officials spoke out against vaping Friday, joining a growing trend in scientific studies showing e-cigarettes and similar devices are not the healthier alternatives to smoking, as some users believe.
E-Cigarettes Exposing Teens To Cancer-Causing Toxins, Report SaysAccording to scientists in California, vaping is exposing teens to "potentially cancer-causing chemicals also found in tobacco cigarettes."