Vaping

First lady Melania Trump speaks at a Red Ribbon Rally at the Drug Enforcement Agency in Arlington, Va., Monday, Oct. 7, 2019.(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
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October 08, 2019 - 8:34 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Melania Trump will hear directly from teens and young adults about their experiences with electronic cigarettes and vaping. The White House says she has invited a group from the Truth Initiative to participate in a "listening session" Wednesday. It will be the second time this...
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David Caplan
October 08, 2019 - 1:19 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- A 17-year-old male from the Bronx who died last Friday is New York State's first vaping-related death, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Tuesday afternoon at a press conference. "This vaping is a public health crisis,” Cuomo said. “You are playing with your life … with this stuff."...
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FILE - In this Feb. 20, 2014, file photo, a patron exhales vapor from an e-cigarette at a store in New York. Only two years ago e-cigarettes were viewed as holding great potential for public health: offering a way to wean smokers off traditional cigarettes. But now Juul and other vaping companies face an escalating backlash that threatens to sweep their products off the market. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II, File)
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October 05, 2019 - 11:36 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Only two years ago, electronic cigarettes were viewed as a small industry with big potential to improve public health by offering a path to steer millions of smokers away from deadly cigarettes. That promise led U.S. regulators to take a hands-off approach to e-cigarette makers,...
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FILE - This Aug. 28, 2019 file photo shows counterfeit packaging for popular vape brands in a display case of a store in downtown Los Angeles. On Thursday, Oct. 3, 2019, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said 1,080 confirmed and probable cases have been reported in 48 states and one U.S. territory. The count includes 18 deaths in 15 states. (AP Photo/Michael R. Blood)
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October 03, 2019 - 5:39 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The number of vaping-related illnesses has surpassed 1,000, and there’s no sign the outbreak is fading, U.S. health officials said Thursday. Doctors say the illnesses, which first appeared in March, resemble an inhalation injury. Symptoms include severe, shortness of breath, fatigue...
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October 03, 2019 - 2:36 pm
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) -- New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy is recommending a ban on the sale of flavored e-cigarettes as part of the state's response to a nationwide outbreak in illnesses tied to vaping. The Democrat announced the proposal Thursday as part of a public report by a task force he commissioned...
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October 01, 2019 - 9:57 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles County on Tuesday banned flavored tobacco products including e-cigarettes, chewing tobacco and menthol cigarettes amid concerns that the products appeal to young people. The county's Board of Supervisors voted unanimously to adopt the ban and to call on California Gov...
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October 01, 2019 - 4:21 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- The first vaping-related death has been reported in New Jersey. on Tuesday, the Department of Health announced the death associated with the national vaping outbreak and said the victim is a woman from Northern, New Jersey. The death was first reported to the the department...
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FILE - In this June 17, 2019, file photo, a cashier displays a packet of tobacco-flavored Juul pods at a store in San Francisco. Juul Labs said Monday, Sept. 30, 2019, that it will stop supporting a ballot measure to overturn an anti-vaping law in San Francisco, effectively killing the campaign. (AP Photo/Samantha Maldonado, File)
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October 01, 2019 - 3:33 am
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Juul Labs Inc. announced Monday that it will stop supporting a ballot measure to overturn an anti-vaping law in San Francisco, effectively killing the campaign. The nation's largest maker of e-cigarettes said it will end its support for Proposition C after donating nearly $19...
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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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Kimberly Dole
September 27, 2019 - 3:26 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS/AP) -- Health officials say their investigation into a recent outbreak of severe vaping-related illnesses is increasingly focused on products that contain THC. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Friday most people who got sick vaped THC, the ingredient that...
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