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Almost 14 Million U.S. Adults Vape, With Use Rising Fastest in Young

The number of Americans using electronic cigarettes is soaring, especially among youth, a new study finds. Nearly…

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Exclusive: Report finds TV tobacco imagery persists, and says young viewers turn to vaping

When young viewers see smoking on television, it can increase the likelihood they will try e-cigarettes, according…

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What does vaping do to your mouth? It’s not much better than smoking, experts say

Your mouth is truly resilient; it’s one of the fastest healing parts of your body. But like…

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Teen vapers up to 7 times more likely to get COVID-19 than non-e-cig users, says new Stanford study

Before coronavirus, pulmonologists, pediatricians and parents were busy battling a different nationwide health crisis: the “epidemic” of…

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Smoking or vaping cannabis could cause strokes, heart attacks

The American Heart Association is warning that marijuana use shows “substantial risks” and “no benefit” in cardiovascular…

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Juul Quietly Revamped Its E-Cigarette, Risking the FDA’s Rebuke

The company made changes to the world’s bestselling e-cigarette that might draw unwelcome attention from regulators.

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1 in 3 young adults are vulnerable to severe coronavirus infections, a new study suggests. Smoking could be to blame.

One in three young adults have at least one risk factor that could result in severe COVID-19…

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Vaping-Related Lung Injuries Still Happening — And May Look Like COVID-19

Reports of serious, even deadly, vaping-linked lung injuries dominated the headlines late last year, then COVID-19 took…

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Up to 60% of Teens in Some U.S. Schools Used E-Cigs: Study

More than 1 in 10 middle and high school students in the United States used e-cigarettes within…

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Ex-Smokers Who Take Up Vaping Are More Prone to Relapse: Study

Far from helping them avoid cigarettes, longtime ex-smokers who try vaping are taking a big risk that…

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Louisiana posts up to 49 lung injuries linked to vaping, CDC reports

The number of lung injury hospitalization cases linked to vaping in Louisiana now numbers as high as…

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Regulations on vaping causing smokers to return to cigarettes

New data from tobacco company Altria reveals that older vapers are returning to their deadly cigarette habit.

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Juul-Type E-Cigarettes May Be Especially Addictive for Teens: Study

E-cigarette use among teenagers has increased substantially since the introduction of pod-based e-cigarettes, prompting the U.S. Surgeon…

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Vaping e-cigarettes could increase the risk of oral disease

New US research has found that individuals who use e-cigarettes could be at risk of developing oral…

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At Least 12 Firefighters Injured After Explosion in Downtown Los Angeles

The blaze, which injured 12 firefighters, happened at a building that was home to SmokeTokes, which on…

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Juul quits San Francisco: great time for teens to quit Juul

With Juul packing its bags and taking a smaller team to its new home in Washington, D.C.,…

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New study finds e-cigarette may cause similar damage to the arteries as tobacco cigarettes

New US research has found that smoking e-cigarettes could cause the same damage to the arteries and…

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Teens who vape may be at more risk of serious infection from the coronavirus — here’s why

In the midst of the continuing vaping epidemic, in which over 2 million middle and high school…

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Juul’s Sales Grew Even After Dropping Flavored E-Cigarettes

Weeks after e-cigarette giant Juul voluntarily stopped selling many flavored vaping products popular with U.S. teens, sales…

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Ep40: COVID-19 and the Vaping Connection

We are talking about how the Coronavirus pandemic has translated into the discussion of vaping and vape…

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The Scary Relationship Between Vaping And Coronavirus

If there was ever a time to quit vaping, it’s now. Using electronic cigarettes, which involves inhaling…

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Juul Labs Faces Coronavirus Claims in Lawsuits Over Youth Vaping

Complications from the coronavirus have been added to a list of issues for which school districts and…

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COVID-19 and the Vaping Connection

We are talking about how the Coronavirus pandemic has translated into the discussion of vaping and vape…

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Does Smoking and Vaping Make Coronavirus Worse?

Perhaps at the top of the list of risky habits are smoking and vaping. This should come…

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The World Pushes Back Against E-Cigarettes and Juul

When the big American tobacco companies started feeling pressure decades ago, they found new markets and friendlier…

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Cannabis Kingpin Carissa Davino Buys $9 Million L.A. Mansion

Though she keeps a low public profile, records show Davino is the sole managing member of Double…

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Vaping and e-cigarettes: Adding fuel to the coronavirus fire?

Although scientists still don’t have good data to explain exactly why some young people are getting very…

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Michigan governor suggested possible link between vaping and coronavirus. What do doctors say?

Of the people in Michigan with confirmed cases of the virus, 41% are ages 20-49, according to…

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Is There Actually a Link Between Vaping and Coronavirus?

Jack Drennan had tried to quit vaping before, but it took a global pandemic to make him…

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Vaping additive blamed for outbreak produces ‘exceptionally toxic’ byproducts

The threat of vape lung seems to have receded to the distant past now that we are…

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The Coronavirus Is A Good Reason To Quit Vaping

Although the research looking into the link between severe coronavirus infections and smoking is preliminary, there is…

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‘False fears’ about vaping stopping smokers using e-cigs: UK report

YouTube is awash in misleading videos touting the safety of tobacco and vaping, a new study finds.

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Dad shares story of son’s vaping hospitalization

It wasn’t the white smoke or fruity smell that tipped off Michael Dougherty to his son’s vape…

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Does vaping make you more susceptible to coronavirus?

If vaping is a factor in contracting the coronavirus illness, known as COVID-19 — then that could…

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Two Chilliwack high school students hospitalized after vaping and ‘foaming at the mouth’

Principal emails parents after incidents that involved two students blacking out

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Juul Labs sought to court AGs as teen vaping surged

It was a blunt warning about the dangers of youth vaping: Georgia Attorney General Chris Carr announced…

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People who vape show DNA changes similar to smokers and that are linked to cancer

A University of Southern California study published in February found vapers exhibit similar DNA changes to people…

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‘False fears’ about vaping stopping smokers using e-cigs: UK report

More than half of UK smokers now wrongly believe that nicotine-containing “vapes” or e-cigarettes are as dangerous…

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Big tobacco is an ‘assault on the health and well-being of America’s children’ -Pelosi

Pelosi continued, “Today, Democrats are taking strong action to protect America’s children as we pass H.R. 2339:…

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Nevada Attorney General opens investigation into e-cigarette company JUUL

Nevada Attorney General Aaron Ford has announced that his office, along with the Attorneys General of Connecticut,…

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Juul Faces Multistate Investigation Into Possible Marketing To Children

Thirty-nine state attorneys generals plan to examine the popular e-cigarette company’s marketing and sales practices.

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Juul Proposes ‘Age-Locked’ E-Cigarettes To Win FDA Approval

Juul is planning to propose e-cigarettes that only unlock for persons above the legal age of smoking…

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The Oral History of How Vaping Took Over One Kentucky High School

Five students look back at how a party trick spread into bathroom stalls, bedroom hiding spots, and…

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‘I Look Dead’: Woman Recalls Experience With Vape-Related Illness

Not everyone with a vaping related illness survives. At least four deaths from vaping-related lung disease have…

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Five hospitalized after vaping device found in Indiana school

Two teachers and three students from an Indiana high school have been hospitalized with suspected vaping-related illnesses.

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Dade City 18-year-old says vaping almost killed her

An 18-year-old from Dade City says vaping nearly killed her and she wants to warn others.

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Juul still marketing to minors overseas, Congressional probe finds

Juul has not taken key steps to stop appealing to minors overseas, and may be continuing to…

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Juul employees say “Morale is at an all-time low” after its worst year ever

The billion-dollar e-cigarette startup is fighting for its life. Employees are calling out the chaos and considering…

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A teen had a double lung transplant due to vaping-related lung damage. He says his twin brother still vapes.

Daniel Ament, a 17-year-old high school junior, made headlines in 2019 for becoming the first person to undergo a…

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Over 100 vape related hospitalizations spark WI legislator discussion

Gov. Tony Evers announced goals to pass K-12 school campus bans on vaping, stricter enforcement on the sales of…

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We Need to Talk About Vaping, Because This Is How Bad It Really Is For You

It’s a simple question: is vaping bad for you? The answer: simultaneously simple and pretty complicated.

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