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Governor Tom Wolf
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AP News
November 27, 2019 - 3:45 pm
The legal age to buy cigarettes and other tobacco products in Pennsylvania is increasing to 21, although there's an exception for veterans and service members who are at least 18.
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Justin Udo
November 18, 2019 - 3:16 pm
More than a quarter of high schoolers are using e-cigarettes, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. But the American Heart Association plans to tackle the vaping crisis with a new $20 million initiative. Read more here.
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AP News
November 12, 2019 - 1:06 pm
Doctors at a Detroit hospital have performed what could be the first double lung transplant on a man whose lungs were damaged from vaping. Read more here.
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Vaping
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AP News
November 07, 2019 - 4:02 pm
New government figures show more than 2,000 people have been diagnosed with vaping illnesses in the still-unsolved U.S. outbreak. Read more here.
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JUUL pods for sale at Exscape Smoke Shop and Vape Lounge on Monroe Avenue in downtown Rochester, NY, Monday, Oct. 7, 2019.
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Mike Dougherty
November 07, 2019 - 9:49 am
Authorities in Montgomery County are suing the vaping giant Juul. A civil suit says the company helped create a young generation of nicotine fiends.
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International COPD Conference
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Paul Kurtz
November 05, 2019 - 5:24 pm
Temple Lung Center hosted the fourth annual International COPD Conference in Philadelphia Tuesday. For the first time, the conference included a session on the dangers of vaping. Read more here.
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David Madden
November 01, 2019 - 1:23 pm
A new study suggests New Jersey youths are exposed to e-cigarettes and begin to vape as early as their preteen years. Read more here.
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Young person using a vaping device.
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Tim Jimenez
October 30, 2019 - 8:33 am
The Quakertown Community School District plans to sue e-cigarette manufacturers. Superintendent Dr. Bill Harner says vaping is a growing problem, and students are at risk.
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In this May 8, 2019, file photo, a Yolo! brand CBD oil vape cartridge sits alongside a vape pen on a biohazard bag on a table at a park in Ninety Six, S.C.
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AP News
October 21, 2019 - 10:58 am
Some of the people rushing to emergency rooms thought the CBD vape they inhaled would help like a gentle medicine. Others puffed it for fun. What the vapors delivered instead was a jolt of synthetic marijuana, and with it an intense high of hallucinations and even seizures. More than 50 people...
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Justin Udo
October 07, 2019 - 8:50 am
The recent spike in illnesses and deaths related to vaping has led The Food and Drug Administration to issue a warning to smokers to stop using vaping products that contain THC. KYW Newsradio talked to some local THC vapers about their thoughts on the warning.
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