CDC revises down number of vaping-related illnesses across US

CBS NewsThe U.S. government has refined how it is measuring an outbreak of breathing illnesses in people who vape, now counting only cases that are most closely linked to electronic cigarette use. Health officials on Thursday said 380 confirmed cases and probable ...

September 13th 2019


Teen Vaping Crisis: Here Is The Latest From Bloomberg And The FDA

ForbesThis teen crisis could be a mid-life crisis for some if teens go on to die early from vaping-inflicted lung disease. The CDC has confirmed that six people so far have passed away due to lung damage believed to be related to e-cigarette use, otherwise known as ...

September 13th 2019


Trump tells son Barron 'don't vape' after moving to ban flavored e-cigarette products

USA TODAYWASHINGTON - A day after announcing his plan to ban flavored vaping products, President Donald Trump shared how he and his wife are tackling the growing problem among young people with their own teenager at home. When asked about what he's told ...

September 13th 2019


'Don't vape,' Trump says

CNNTrump was asked by reporters on Thursday afternoon if he and the first lady had discussed e-cigarettes or vaping with their 13-year-old son, Barron. "We haven't told him anything, except 'don't vape,'" Trump said. "Don't vape. We don't like vaping. I don't like ...

September 13th 2019


CDC narrows investigation of mysterious vaping-related lung disease to 380 cases

CNBCDoctors suspect vaping as a possible cause of the illnesses, which are spread out over 36 states and the U.S. Virgin Islands. The CDC said it's homed in on the 380 likely or confirmed cases, instead of the more than 450 “possible” illnesses it was reviewing ...

September 12th 2019


More Kids Died in ICE Custody Than From Vaping, Ex-GOP Chairman Says As Trump Plans E-Cigarettes Ban

NewsweekAs the Trump administration prepares a ban on flavored e-cigarettes following at least six deaths from lung diseases linked to vaping, critics are hitting back by pointing out that more people have died in the custody of U.S. Immigration and Customs ...

September 12th 2019


Can Trump drain the flavors from vaping? Banning them is a two-edged sword

Los Angeles TimesTo understand the scale of the public health challenge vaping presents, consider the Vapor Shop on Sunset Boulevard in Hollywood. The sparsely stocked store sells mostly flavored vaping products alongside regular cigarettes, snacks, bongs and hats that ...

September 12th 2019


Trump's cracking down on flavored vapes — but leaving flavored cigarettes on the market

VoxThe White House announced Wednesday that it's planning to ban flavored e-cigarettes in the coming months — a sign that the administration is taking the problem of youth vaping seriously. “People are dying with vaping so we're looking at it very closely,” ...

September 12th 2019


Trump's crackdown on flavored vaping products unlikely to take effect soon

CBS NewsPresident Trump said Wednesday that a ban on most flavored vaping products is the right response to what health officials call an "epidemic" of e-cigarette use by teenagers. Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar announced the FDA will soon issue ...

September 12th 2019