E-Cigarettes

Vaping
Dai Sugano, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
Kimberly Dole
November 13, 2019 - 2:09 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS/AP) -- New York has now raised the minimum age to buy tobacco and electronic cigarettes to 21 years old, from 18, starting Wednesday. Governor. Andrew Cuomo, who signed the law last July, says the goal is to prevent addictive cigarette and vaping products from getting to young...
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E-cigarette Juul
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Andrew Weber
November 05, 2019 - 11:25 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) – A new study released Tuesday provides insight into how big a problem vaping has become among young people. The National Youth Tobacco survey questioned more than 19,000 middle and high school students earlier this year. It found that more than 27 percent of high schoolers and...
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Vaping
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1010 WINS Newsroom
September 28, 2019 - 4:11 pm
A state judge has denied the vaping industry's request to delay a New York emergency ban on flavored e-cigarette sales.
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1010 WINS Newsroom
September 20, 2019 - 2:39 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Walmart says it will stop selling electronic cigarettes at its namesake stores and Sam's Clubs following a string illnesses and deaths related to vaping. The nation's largest retailer said Friday that it will complete its exit from e-cigarettes after selling through current...
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Vaping
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Andrew Weber
September 17, 2019 - 1:34 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) – A Westchester County school district is planning to install special detectors that can spot e-cigarette smoke. Officials in White Plains say detectors will be installed in undisclosed locations around schools in the district. The detectors identify chemicals in the vapor...
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E-cigarette vaping
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1010 WINS Newsroom
September 15, 2019 - 6:13 pm
New York is a step closer to banning the sale of flavored vaping products after Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced an emergency executive order Sunday that would prohibit the flavors on the grounds that they pose a public health emergency.
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WWJ News
September 04, 2019 - 11:14 am
( WWJ ) - Flavored e-cigarette products are now banned in Michigan -- effective immediately. Governor Gretchen Whitmer on Wednesday issued emergency rules to carry out the ban, making Michigan the first state in the nation to prohibit the sale of flavored e-cigarettes products. The ban, which...
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Juul
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Glenn Schuck
August 20, 2019 - 1:06 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) — Dozens of parents and anti-vaping advocates demonstrated outside of the New York City headquarters of Juul Tuesday morning, demanding restrictions on the sales of flavored e-cigarettes. The demonstrators, including City Council Member Mark Levine, believe flavored e-...
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E-cigarette Juul
Photo illustration by Calvin Mattheis/News Sentinel
Kimberly Dole
June 19, 2019 - 6:45 pm
HARTFORD, Conn. (1010 WINS/AP) -- Governor Ned Lamont has signed legislation increasing the age to purchase cigarettes and other tobacco products to 21. The bill which signed into law Tuesday also prohibits the sale of electronic cigarettes and vaping products to anyone under 21. The new law takes...
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FILE - In this Friday, Jan. 18, 2019 file photo, a customer blows a cloud of smoke from a vape pipe at a local shop in Richmond, Va. Although e-cigarettes aren’t considered as risky as regular cigarettes, new research published Monday, May 27, 2019, finds a clue that their flavorings may be bad for the heart. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)
May 27, 2019 - 5:07 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — E-cigarettes aren't considered as risky as regular cigarettes, but researchers have found a clue that their flavorings may be bad for the heart. Longtime smokers who can't kick the addiction sometimes switch to e-cigarettes, in hopes of avoiding the cancer-causing chemicals in...
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