Gov. Andrew Cuomo To Propose Ban On E-Cig Flavors, Ads Aimed At YouthAction against e-cigarettes has gained urgency amid the rise of a vaping illness nationwide.
New York City Approves Ban On Sale Of Flavored E-CigarettesSupporters of the ban say the flavors target kids, but adult users worry they will return to traditional tobacco.
As Vote To Ban Flavored Vaping Products Looms, NYC Users Warn They'll Go Back To SmokingThe numbers on the vaping crisis stand at 47 deaths reported nationwide. More than 2,200 people have been treated for illnesses.
Doctors Find New 'Popcorn Lung'-Like Lung Damage Linked To VapingDoctors believe they've discovered a new type of lung injury related to vaping after a teenager in Canada nearly died of something like "popcorn lung."
Second New Yorker Dies Of Vaping-Related IllnessThe victim was identified as a Manhattan man in his 30s. A 17-year-old boy from the Bronx died of a similar condition last month.
New York Sues JUUL For Allegedly Fueling Youth Vaping EpidemicThe lawsuit also claims the company misled consumers and misrepresented its products by saying they’re a safer alternative to smoking.
Apple Removes More Than 100 Vaping Apps From App StoreApple said the apps are a mix of stores, social networks, news and games.
Again Savoring Flavors, Yonkers Vape Store Taking Full Advantage Of Appeals Court RulingLast month, the city of Yonkers banned the sale of flavored vaping products. Well, on Wednesday those products were back on the shelves of local stores.
New York Raises Age To Purchase Tobacco Products From 18 To 21Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed a law to raise the smoking age from 18 to 21 back in July.
Teen Needed Double Lung Transplant Due To Damage From Vaping, Health Officials SayDoctors found an "enormous amount of inflammation and scarring" on the teen's lungs, said Dr. Hassan Nemeh, surgical director of thoracic organ transplant at Henry Ford.
Health Officials Report Breakthrough In Investigation Into Vaping-Related IllnessesA government lab found the same chemical compound in fluid taken from the lungs of 29 patients across the country, the CDC announced.