First North Texas Death Due To Lung Injuries Related To Vaping ConfirmedTexas Department of State Health Services says the victim was an older woman.
American Heart Association Says Taking A Stand Against E-Cigarette Use Among Youth Is CriticalIn North Texas and across the country, e-cigarettes are the most commonly used tobacco product by most youth and adolescents, with nearly 30% of high school seniors using the product. E-cigarettes are undoing decades of progress made in reducing youth tobacco use, and they risk addicting millions of young people to nicotine.
Kroger, Walgreens To Stop Selling E-Cigarettes In USSupermarket chain Kroger and drugstore chain Walgreens announced Monday they would discontinue sales of e-cigarettes at their stores nationwide.
Texas A&M Implementing System-Wide Vaping Ban"The health threat is serious enough that I want to see the ban inside every building, outside space, parking lot, garage and laboratory within the Texas A&M System," Chancellor John Sharp said.
Walmart To Stop Selling Electronic CigarettesWalmart said Friday that it will stop selling electronic cigarettes at its namesake stores and Sam's Clubs in the wake of a string of eight vaping-related deaths.
Frisco ISD To Roll Out Youth Vaping Prevention ProgramThe school district is stressing not only is vaping dangerous to a student's health, but e-cigarettes also can come with criminal penalties.
North Texan Hospitalized After Vaping, Doesn't Want E-Cigarettes BannedChristopher Machelski is out of intensive care, but remains hospitalized.
Dallas County Investigating More Cases Of Lung Disease With Suspected Ties To VapingDallas County Health officials are investigating four new cases of severe lung disease with suspected connections to vaping, or the use of e-cigarettes.
North Texas School Districts Search For Solutions As Medical Cases Linked To Vaping IncreaseNorth Texas school districts are grappling with how to address vaping as a growing number of deaths and illnesses are linked to the trend popular among teens.
North Texas School Districts Punishing Students Caught Sneaking In E-Cigarettes, 'Stealth Vaping' A Growing ProblemIn Richardson ISD, six students are already facing in-school suspensions and one has been expelled, facing a felony charge related to e-cigarettes.
North Texas Teen's Lung Collapse Leads To Heartfelt Warning About Vaping"Everybody starts because they think it's cool or because they were introduced to it by a friend. That's pretty much how I was introduced to it, 8th or 9th grade."
Texas Heath Agency Investigating Severe Lung Disease Among E-Cigarette UsersThe Texas Department of State Health Services said it was first notified of possible cases last week following similar reports in youth and young adults in other states.
FDA Investigating Reports Of Seizures After Vaping Among Younger UsersThe U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced Wednesday it is investigating a possible connection between e-cigarette use and seizures in younger users.
US Surgeon General Warns Of Teen Risks From E-CigarettesThe United States surgeon general is taking aim at electronic cigarette brands, urging "aggressive steps" to prevent Juul and similar vaping brands from addicting millions of teenagers.
FDA Proposes New Restrictions On Vaping DevicesThe government hopes taking away the taste of e-cigarettes will help stop the spike in the number of children using the devices.