But smoking tobacco is still “the leading cause of preventable disease, disability, and death in the United States,” according to a U.S. surgeon general’s report released Thursday.
By Harry Zahn
More than 5 million middle- and high-school teens said they vaped e-cigarette products, according to recent federal survey data.
By Laura Santhanam
President Donald Trump was vague about what the plan would entail but suggested “certain flavors” in cartridge-based e-cigarettes would be taken off the market “for a period of time."…
By Associated Press
Congress is moving to pass the biggest new sales restrictions on tobacco products in more than a decade, with support from two unlikely backers: Marlboro-cigarette maker Altria and vaping giant Juul Labs.
By Matthew Perrone, Richard Lardner, Associated Press
State governments continue to crack down on flavored e-cigarettes and other vape products, largely in response to the deaths and illnesses that began coming to light this past summer. But as lawmakers deliberate over their policy response to vaping, researchers…
By Philip Marcelo, Associated Press
The legislation immediately bans the sale of flavored vaping products and will outlaw sales of menthol cigarettes starting June 1, 2020.
By Mike Stobbe, Associated Press
Nearly 2,300 Americans who vape have gotten sick since March, many of them teens and young adults, according to a recent tally by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. At least 47 people have died.
With thousands sickened and 47 dead from a mysterious lung illness linked to vaping, teenage use of electronic cigarettes is still surging. As the health risks grow, pressure is building on President Trump to take action, with particular focus on…
By Darlene Superville, Associated Press
Electronic cigarette use by teenagers has surged, but federal authorities have not finalized a plan for regulating e-cigarettes.
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