e-cigarette

Man smokes an e-cigarette
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Antionette Lee
October 03, 2019 - 6:01 pm
New Jersey officials are taking swift action to protect residents — especially young people — from vape products after at least one death in the Garden State was linked to electronic smoking devices. Read more here.
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Vapes
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AP News
September 27, 2019 - 8:57 am
Hundreds more Americans have been reported to have a vaping-related breathing illness, and the death toll has risen to 13. Read more here.
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Customers enter a Walmart store on September 03, 2019 in San Leandro, California.
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CNN
September 20, 2019 - 2:27 pm
Walmart said Friday it will stop selling e-cigarettes as the number of deaths tied to vaping grows. The decision from America's largest retailer may influence other stores and marks a significant blow to the vaping industry.
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E-cigarettes made by Juul
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AP News
September 12, 2019 - 4:40 pm
New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy signed an executive order establishing a task force to come up with recommendations on vaping amid a nationwide scare over severe lung illness and deaths tied to e-cigarettes. Read more here.
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Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer
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AP News
September 04, 2019 - 2:41 pm
Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer moved to make her state the first to ban flavored electronic cigarettes, accusing companies of using candy flavors and deceptive advertising to "hook children on nicotine." Read more here.
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In this July 25, 2019, file photo, JUUL Labs co-founder and Chief Product Officer James Monsees testifies before a House Oversight and Government Reform subcommittee on Capitol Hill in Washington.
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August 02, 2019 - 1:26 pm
By Richard Lardner and Matthew Perrone, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — E-cigarette giant Juul Labs gave nearly $100,000 to members of Congress during the first half of 2019 as the company faced the bulk of the blame for a surge of underage vaping and calls for tighter government regulation of...
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FDA vaping ad
FDA
July 23, 2019 - 5:32 pm
By Michael Nedelman (CNN) — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration put out its first TV ads focused on e-cigarette prevention. The effort is part of the FDA's "The Real Cost" youth e-cigarette prevention campaign, a $60 million initiative that launched last year through social media, digital content...
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Federal customs agents in Philadelphia intercepted more than 1,150 counterfeit e-cigarette Juul pods and three chargers.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection
Mark Abrams
April 17, 2019 - 1:43 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Federal customs agents in Philadelphia have intercepted boxes of bogus Juul products sent from an address in China. More than 1,150 counterfeit e-cigarette Juul pods and three chargers were discovered inside a parcel that was being sent to an address in Newark,...
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E-cigarettes
CNN
November 09, 2018 - 10:46 am
By Jamie Gumbrecht, CNN (CNN) -- Taking on epidemic levels of teen e-cigarette use, the US Food and Drug Administration is expected to announce new restrictions on the sale of e-cigarette products an agency official confirmed Thursday. FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb is expected to announce a ban...
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An unidentified 15-year-old high school student uses a vaping device.
AP Photo/Steven Senne, File
September 17, 2018 - 6:46 pm
A school-based survey shows nearly 1 in 11 U.S. students have used marijuana in electronic cigarettes, heightening health concerns about the new popularity of vaping among teens. E-cigarettes typically contain nicotine, but many of the battery-powered devices can vaporize other substances,...
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