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The legislation immediately bans the sale of flavored vaping products and will outlaw sales of menthol cigarettes starting June 1, 2020.
By Philip Marcelo, 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.
By Mike Stobbe, Associated Press
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.
By Associated Press
The bill would also place a 75% excise tax on vaping products and require health insurers, including the state’s Medicaid program, to cover tobacco cessation counseling.
By Associated Press
The company was sued by California on Monday and North Carolina in May. Illinois, Massachusetts and several other states are also investigating the company.
By Jonathan Lemire, Darlene Superville, Associated Press
Lobbyists, conservative groups and Republican lawmakers have warned Trump that a vaping crackdown could cost him with voters.
By Corey Williams, Associated Press
The team of medical experts that performed the procedure believes it is "the first double lung transplant in the world for a patient whose lungs were irreparably damaged from vaping," the health system said in a news release Monday.
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