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April 29, 2022, 12:46 AM

FDA announces proposed ban on menthol-flavored cigarettes

Advocates say it's a step in the right direction.
April 29, 2022, 12:46 AM
FDA announces proposed ban on menthol-flavored cigarettes
5 months ago

Now-defunct e-cigarette company agrees to pay $50 million for marketing to minors

A now-defunct e-cigarette retailer agreed to pay to resolve allegations it marketed and sold vaping products to minors by appealing to their social media preferences.
5 months ago
Vape company agrees to pay $50 million for marketing to minors
6 months ago

Juul to pay $14.5 million to settle Arizona vaping lawsuit

E-cigarette giant Juul Labs will pay Arizona $14.5 million and won't market to young people in the state to settle a consumer fraud lawsuit filed by the Arizona attorney general’s office
6 months ago
8 months ago

New warnings from FDA and CDC reveal teen vaping is a danger to general public

The new numbers released by the two agencies about teens and vaping show just how hard it is to kick the habit.
8 months ago
New warnings from FDA and CDC reveal teen vaping is a danger to general public
8 months ago

Study: Over 2 million middle school, high school teens vape

An FDA and CDC study estimated that of the middle school and high school students who use e-cigarettes, eight out 10 use flavored nicotine pods, and menthol is among the most popular flavors.
8 months ago
Study: Over 2 million middle school, high school teens vape
8 months ago

FDA delays decision on Juul while banning less popular e-cigarette products

Juul is the largest maker of e-cigarette products in the country.
8 months ago
FDA delays decision on Juul while banning less popular e-cigarette products
8 months ago

FDA cracks down on e-cigarettes

Federal health officials banned the sale of thousands of e-cigarettes in the U.S. but delayed a decision on the future of top-seller Juul.
8 months ago
FDA cracks down on e-cigarettes
8 months ago

FDA delays decision on e-cigarettes from vaping giant Juul

Federal health officials have delayed a high-stakes decision on whether to permit bestselling vaping brand Juul to stay on the market
8 months ago
10 months ago

Heated tobacco products: The next generation of smoke-free alternatives targeting teens

A new smoke-free alternative called heated tobacco is slowly gaining a foothold in the U.S. market.
10 months ago
Heated tobacco products: The next generation of smoke-free devices targeting teens
10 months ago

The uncertain future of Juul e-cigarettes

Lauren Etter, author of "The Devil's Playbook: Big Tobacco, Juul, and the Addiction of a New Generation," discusses Juul Lab's alleged role in America's vaping epidemic.
10 months ago
The uncertain future of Juul e-cigarettes
1 year ago

Juul to pay $40 million in teen vaping suit settlement

This is the first agreement in a series of lawsuits the company is facing over its marketing practices.
1 year ago
Juul to pay $40 million in teen vaping suit settlement
1 year ago

Juul reaches $40 million settlement in North Carolina for alleged role in 'teen vaping epidemic'

North Carolina's attorney general announced Monday that a $40 million settlement had been reached with e-cigarette maker Juul.
1 year ago
Juul reaches $40 million settlement for alleged role in 'teen vaping epidemic'
1 year ago

Landmark settlement involving e-cigarette giant Juul Labs

The company agreed to pay North Carolina $40 million after Juul was accused of targeting young people with deceptive and unfair marketing campaigns to attract them to use their vaping products.
1 year ago
Landmark settlement involving e-cigarette giant Juul Labs
1 year ago

How TikTok influencers are getting teens and young adults to quit vaping

A new initiative from an anti-tobacco group tapped influencers to persuade people to stop vaping.
1 year ago
How TikTok influencers are getting teens and young adults to quit vaping
1 year ago

US adult smoking rate looks unchanged, vaping rate higher

The U.S. decline in cigarette smoking could be stalling while the adult vaping rate appears to be rising
1 year ago
2 years ago

Vaping linked to COVID-19 risk among teens

A Stanford University study finds young people who vape are five times more likely to be diagnosed with the coronavirus.
2 years ago
Vaping linked to COVID-19 risk among teens
2 years ago

FDA calls for removal of fruity, disposable e-cigarettes

U.S. health officials are cracking down on fruity disposable electronic cigarettes that are popular with teenagers
2 years ago
2 years ago

E-cigarette sales still strong even without flavored products: Study

E-cigarette companies self-regulating hasn't proven effective, according to researchers.
2 years ago
E-cigarette sales still strong even without flavored products: Study
2 years ago

Former smoker offers 4 steps to quit vaping and smoking amid the coronavirus pandemic

Brad Lamm, a former smoker of 20 years, is the author of the new book, "Quit Vaping."
2 years ago
Former smoker offers 4 steps to quit vaping and smoking amid the coronavirus pandemic
2 years ago

Coronavirus creates challenges for those who want to quit vaping

Brad Lamm, author of a new book called “Quit Vaping,” says statistics on patients with an underlying condition of smoking could push vapers and smokers to kick the habit.
2 years ago
Coronavirus creates challenges for those who want to quit vaping
2 years ago

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.
2 years ago
Vaping and e-cigarettes: Adding fuel to the coronavirus fire?
2 years ago

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.
2 years ago
Are kids using disposable e-cigarettes to get around the vape flavor ban?
2 years ago

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.
2 years ago
39 states investigating Juul over health claims, marketing practices
2 years ago

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 years ago
Massachusetts sues Juul over e-cigarette marketing tactics
2 years ago

FDA crackdown on vaping flavors has blind spot: disposables

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

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 years ago
Tobacco company CEOs face lawmakers questions on their role in youth vaping epidemic
2 years ago

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

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 years ago
Teen’s urgent warning on vaping
2 years ago

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 years ago
Marlboro maker slammed by Juul investment, takes $4B charge
2 years ago

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 years ago
School districts fight back against the vaping epidemic
2 years ago

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.
2 years ago
Teens charged after 2-year-old seen vaping on social media
2 years ago

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.
2 years ago
Trump administration restricts most flavored vaping cartridges but not menthol
2 years ago

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.
2 years ago
FDA issues partial ban on some flavored e-cigarettes
2 years ago
Trump plan to curb teen vaping exempts some flavors
2 years ago

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.
2 years ago
Trump administration to ban some e-cigarette cartridges
2 years ago

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.
2 years ago
Instagram cracks down on posts promoting vaping and guns
2 years ago

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."
2 years ago
Instagram cracks down on posts promoting vaping and guns
2 years ago

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

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.
2 years ago
E-cigarettes increase likelihood of lung disease: Study
2 years ago

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.
2 years ago
Are e-cigarette users more likely to suffer from depression?
2 years ago

New York City bans flavored e-cigarettes

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

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

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

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.
2 years ago
How schools are preventing vaping before students even start
2 years ago

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
2 years ago
2 years 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.
2 years ago
New York City set to ban flavored e-cigarettes
2 years 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.
2 years ago
New York City set to ban flavored e-cigarettes
2 years ago

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
2 years ago
2 years 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.
2 years ago
 NY attorney general announces lawsuit against Juul for e-cigarette marketing
2 years ago

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.
2 years ago
NY brings lawsuit against Juul for marketing to kids
2 years ago

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.
2 years ago
Inside the lab that discovered the possible link in vaping related illness