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Vaping and e-cigarettes: Adding fuel to the coronavirus fire?

Because vaping can cause dangerous lung and respiratory problems, experts say it makes sense that the habit could aggravate the symptoms of COVID-19.
March 26, 2020, 12:56 PM
Vaping and e-cigarettes: Adding fuel to the coronavirus fire?

Are kids using disposable e-cigarettes to get around the vape flavor ban?

Despite the new flavored vaping ban, some kids are finding their way around it with products like Puff Bar.
1 month ago
Are kids using disposable e-cigarettes to get around the vape flavor ban?

39 states investigating Juul over health claims, marketing practices

Thirty-eight states have joined Connecticut's investigation into Juul over the company's health claims and marketing tactics.
1 month ago
39 states investigating Juul over health claims, marketing practices

Massachusetts sues Juul over e-cigarette marketing tactics

Massachusetts has sued electronic cigarette giant Juul Labs Inc., accusing the company of deliberately targeting young people through its marketing campaigns
2 months ago
Massachusetts sues Juul over e-cigarette marketing tactics

FDA crackdown on vaping flavors has blind spot: disposables

The U.S. government has started enforcing new restrictions on flavored electronic cigarettes
2 months ago
FDA crackdown on vaping flavors has blind spot: disposables

Tobacco company CEOs face lawmakers' questions on their role in youth vaping epidemic

Leaders of some of the largest e-cigarette and tobacco companies are set to face questions from lawmakers about their role in the growing rates of youth vaping.
2 months ago
Tobacco company CEOs face lawmakers questions on their role in youth vaping epidemic

17-year-old speaks out after double lung transplant due to vaping

Daniel Ament, whose lungs were irreversibly damaged after using e-cigarettes, is now urging others to stop vaping.
2 months ago
17-year-old speaks out after double lung transplant due to vaping

Teen’s urgent warning on vaping

A Michigan teenager who became the first person to require a double lung transplant because of e-cigarettes is now urging others to not repeat his mistakes. ABC News’ Kenneth Moton has the story.
2 months ago
Teen’s urgent warning on vaping

Cost of Juul stake continues to mount for Marlboro maker

The company that makes Marlboro cigarettes will take a $4.1 billion hit from its investment in Juul
2 months ago
Marlboro maker slammed by Juul investment, takes $4B charge

School districts fight back against the vaping epidemic

Many schools across the country are filing lawsuits against vaping companies like Juul after the vaping epidemic has resulted in hospital visits for thousands of minors.
2 months ago
School districts fight back against the vaping epidemic

2-year-old seen vaping on social media, 2 teenagers have been charged

Pennsylvania police are investigating a video that appears to show a 2-year-old boy inhaling from a vaping device while under the care of two teenagers.
3 months ago
Teens charged after 2-year-old seen vaping on social media

Trump administration restricts most flavored vaping cartridges but not menthol

The Trump administration announced Thursday that it would effectively ban most flavored vaping cartridges but not menthol in an effort to stem youth use.
3 months ago
Trump administration restricts most flavored vaping cartridges but not menthol

FDA issues partial ban on some flavored e-cigarettes

The proposal eliminates mint, fruit and dessert-flavored cartridges but allows menthol and tobacco flavors and does not address liquids sold in vape shops.
3 months ago
FDA issues partial ban on some flavored e-cigarettes
Trump plan to curb teen vaping exempts some flavors

Trump administration to ban some e-cigarette cartridges

Reports say the ban will involve mint and fruit flavored cartridges but will allow tobacco and menthol flavors to remain on the market.
3 months ago
Trump administration to ban some e-cigarette cartridges

Instagram cracks down on posts promoting vaping and guns

News of the ban comes amid a so-called "vaping epidemic" and as the U.S. grapples with an average of one deadly mass shooting every 15 days in the past year.
3 months ago
Instagram cracks down on posts promoting vaping and guns

Amid a vaping and gun violence crisis, Instagram cracks down on posts promoting e-cigarettes and weapons

Instagram announced it is cracking down on influencers who promote vaping and guns on its platform, as advocates call for more "responsibility."
3 months ago
Instagram cracks down on posts promoting vaping and guns

Vaping increases risk of lung disease in adults by 30% over 3 years: Study

The study found that most e-cigarette users were unlikely to quit smoking.
3 months ago
Vaping increases risk of lung disease in adults by 30% over 3 years: Study

E-cigarettes increase likelihood of lung disease: Study

A new study released today shows e-cigarette users are 1.3 times as likely to develop lung disease than non-smokers.
3 months ago
E-cigarettes increase likelihood of lung disease: Study

Are e-cigarette users more likely to suffer from depression?

A new study says e-cigarettes users were more likely to be diagnosed with clinical depression compared to non-users.
4 months ago
Are e-cigarette users more likely to suffer from depression?

New York City bans flavored e-cigarettes

Lawmakers on Tuesday voted to ban flavored electronic cigarettes in New York City.
4 months ago
New York City bans flavored e-cigarettes

Find your vaping tribe: The cloud chasers, the coil builders and others

Ask any serious vaper, but then, what kind of vaper to ask?
4 months ago
Find your vaping tribe: The cloud chasers, the coil builders and others

How schools are preventing vaping before students even start

One school principal is encouraging younger students not to start vaping in a unique way and it’s working.
4 months ago
How schools are preventing vaping before students even start

Trump hears opposing viewpoints in debate over youth vaping

President Donald Trump heard opposing viewpoints Friday in the debate over youth vaping, but offered no insight into where he would ultimately come down on the issue after promising two months ago that he would ban most flavored e-cigarettes
4 months ago

New York City set to ban flavored e-cigarettes

The New York City Council is expected to approve a ban on flavored e-cigarettes in advance of the council's vote on the issue, which is scheduled for Tuesday.
4 months ago
New York City set to ban flavored e-cigarettes

New York City set to ban flavored e-cigarettes

The New York City Council is expected to approve a ban on flavored e-cigarettes in advance of the council's vote on the issue, which is scheduled for Tuesday.
4 months ago
New York City set to ban flavored e-cigarettes

FDA nominee ducks questions on Trump e-cigarette flavor ban

Trump’s pick to lead FDA sidesteps questions on future of proposed ban on vaping flavors
4 months ago

NY attorney general announces lawsuit against Juul for e-cigarette marketing

New York Attorney General Letitia James announced a lawsuit against Juul, the e-cigarette company, because of its marketing practices.
4 months ago
 NY attorney general announces lawsuit against Juul for e-cigarette marketing

NY brings lawsuit against Juul for marketing to kids

There are currently 4.1 million high school students and 1.2 million middle school students who use e-cigarette products.
4 months ago
NY brings lawsuit against Juul for marketing to kids

Inside the lab that discovered the possible link in vaping related illness

The Wadsworth Center in Albany, New York, made a stunning public health discovery and gave ABC News an exclusive look at the process for testing patient samples related to the vaping investigation.
4 months ago
Inside the lab that discovered the possible link in vaping related illness

Trump backtracks on vaping ban

President Donald Trump has backed off on the flavored vaping ban after learning the policy could hurt him among his political base and lead to job losses.
4 months ago
Trump backtracks on vaping ban

WH insists action on vaping still possible despite Trump pullback on announcement

The White House on Monday said that President Trump might still take action on vaping despite his pullback on an announcement over concerns of fallout with 2020 voters.
4 months ago
WH insists action on vaping still possible despite Trump pullback on announcement

Trump may be retreating on his proposed vaping ban

The president may be walking back his proposed ban on flavored e-cigarettes, according to reports.
4 months ago
Trump may be retreating on his proposed vaping ban

Vaping illnesses in US still rising, though at slower pace

US cases of vaping lung damage continue to increase but at slower pace
5 months ago

Teen gets double lung transplant

The Michigan teen needed two new lungs because of damage caused by vaping. ABC News’ Janai Norman reports.
5 months ago
Teen gets double lung transplant

Teen undergoes double-lung transplant because of vaping: Doctors

Detroit doctors issued a stark warning after performing a life-saving, double lung transplant on a teenage boy they say faced imminent death due to lung damage caused by vaping.
5 months ago
Teen undergoes double-lung transplant because of vaping: Doctors

Detroit teenager’s double lung transplant caused by vaping

The 17-year-old was admitted to the hospital with pneumonia-like symptoms after vaping.
5 months ago
Detroit teenager’s double lung transplant caused by vaping

Teen receives historic double lung transplant due to vaping-related illness

Doctors at Henry Ford Hospital said the 17-year-old is believed to be the first person to ever undergo such a transplant due to an irreversible vaping illness. Doctors pr
5 months ago
Teen receives historic double lung transplant due to vaping-related illness

Double lung transplant doctor calls vaping ‘senseless’

Doctors at a Detroit hospital performed a double lung transplant on a man whose lungs were damaged from vaping.
5 months ago
Double lung transplant doctor calls vaping ‘senseless’

Trump signals flexibility on plans to ban flavored vaping products amid pushback from industry

President Donald Trump signaled he may be willing to step back from the plan to ban flavored vaping products the administration announced earlier this year.
5 months ago
Trump signals flexibility on plans to ban flavored vaping products

Double lung transplant performed on vaping victim

Detroit doctors took the drastic step to save the patient, believed to be the first surgery of its kind in the country.
5 months ago
Double lung transplant performed on vaping victim

Is vaping more dangerous to your heart than cigarettes?

A new landmark study shows that vaping could be just as, if not more, harmful to the heart as traditional cigarettes.
5 months ago
Is vaping more dangerous to your heart than cigarettes?

Vaping patient receives double-lung transplant in Detroit

Doctors said his lungs were severely damaged from vaping; at least 40 deaths and more than 2,000 lung illnesses have been linked to vaping.
5 months ago
Vaping patient receives double-lung transplant in Detroit

Toxin identified that may have caused vaping-related deaths

The CDC says the toxin may have caused the 39 deaths and more than 2,000 illnesses tied to e-cigarettes across the country.
5 months ago
Toxin identified that may have caused vaping-related deaths

CDC announces potential cause of vaping-related lung illnesses

Federal officials have identified vitamin E acetate as a possible cause of the deadly outbreak.
5 months ago
CDC announces potential cause of vaping-related lung illnesses

'Strong culprit of concern' in vaping mystery after 39 deaths: Officials

Federal officials said for the first time that they'd found a common suspect in the damaged lungs of patients, vitamin E acetate, which is sometimes used to dilute THC oil.
5 months ago
'Strong culprit of concern' in vaping mystery after 39 deaths: Officials

US officials identify 'strong culprit' in vaping illnesses

US health officials identify 'strong culprit' in outbreak of vaping illnesses
5 months ago
Possible chemical culprit found in vaping illness outbreak

Vitamin E Acetate a 'strong culprit' in vaping related illnesses and deaths: CDC

Officials have identified Vitamin E Acetate as a "strong culprit" in the vaping-related lung injuries that left thousands sick and 39 people dead.
5 months ago
Vitamin E Acetate a 'strong culprit' in vaping related illnesses and deaths: CDC

CDC identifies Vitamin E Acetate as a 'strong culprit' in vaping related illnesses and deaths

The CDC identified Vitamin E Acetate as a strong culprit in vaping related illnesses and deaths.
5 months ago
CDC identifies 'strong culprit' in vaping related illnesses and deaths

Trump to pursue higher sales age for e-cigarettes

Trump administration will pursue raising sales age for e-cigarettes from 18 to 21 as part of anti-teen vaping effort
5 months ago
Trump to pursue higher sales age for e-cigarettes