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.
New Jersey Schools Crack Down On Vaping With Stricter Punishments For StudentsSchool administrators say students caught with e-cigarettes or other nicotine-delivery devices may face drug testing, suspension and a loss of privileges.
Vaping Enthusiasts Speak Out Against Potential Flavor Ban In New Jersey A potential ban on the sale of flavored e-cigarettes in New Jersey isn't sitting well with some vaping enthusiasts.