e-cigarettes

First lady Melania Trump, center, and acting DEA Administrator Uttam Dhillon, center left, stands at a Red Ribbon Rally at the Drug Enforcement Agency in Arlington, Va., Monday, Oct. 7, 2019.
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AP News
October 07, 2019 - 12:05 pm
Melania Trump is calling on companies to stop marketing e-cigarettes to children, saying they're addictive and dangerous. The first lady — who has a 13-year-old son, Barron — says teenagers and young adults must be encouraged to admit addiction, including to electronic cigarettes and vaping — and...
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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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Employees at the marijuana retailer Bridge City Collective in Portland, Ore., can be seen setting up the store for the day behind a row of marijuana products for sale there.
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AP News
September 26, 2019 - 11:01 am
Vaping products, one of the fastest-growing segments of the legal marijuana industry, have taken a hit from consumers as public health experts scramble to determine what's causing a mysterious and sometimes fatal lung disease among people who use e-cigarettes.
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Man holding vape and tobacco cigarettes
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Tony Romeo
September 25, 2019 - 2:20 pm
The state Senate has sent the House a bill that would raise to 21 the legal age to purchase nicotine and vaping products.
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Juul products
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AP News
September 25, 2019 - 8:17 am
Juul Labs will no longer promote its e-cigarettes in print, digital and TV advertisements and is replacing its CEO amid an escalating backlash against vaping nationwide. Read the latest here.
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KYW Staff
September 24, 2019 - 4:00 am
Living in close proximity to retail establishments that sell tobacco products and e-cigarettes appears to make it harder for smokers to kick the habit.
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e-cigarette.
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David Madden
September 19, 2019 - 1:25 pm
New Jersey continues to step up efforts aimed at controlling young people’s access to e-cigarettes. The state Senate president is meeting with tobacco company executives demanding action on the issue.
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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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In this April 11, 2018 file photo, a high school student uses a vaping device near a school campus in Cambridge, Mass.
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Tim Jimenez
September 10, 2019 - 8:15 am
As the American Medical Association is urging people to put their e-cigarettes down, the Delaware Division of Public Health is investigating three cases of lung illnesses they believe may be connected to vaping. Data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has officials worried.
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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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