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.
FDA To Crack Down On Menthol Cigarettes, Flavored VapesA top U.S. health official on Thursday pledged to try to ban menthol from regular cigarettes, outlaw flavors in all cigars, and tighten rules regarding the sale of most flavored versions of electronic cigarettes.
Juul To Halt Sales Of Flavored E-Cigarettes In Retail StoresJuul Labs announced it will stop selling its flavored pods at more than 90,000 retail stores nationwide, including convenience stores and specialty vape shops.
E-Cigarette Sellers Turn To Scholarships To Promote BrandsA growing number of e-cigarette and vaporizer sellers have started offering college scholarships as a way to get their brands listed on university websites.
Teen Develops 'Wet Lung' After Vaping For 3 Weeks, Doctors SayA teen in Pennsylvania had to be placed on a breathing machine after doctors say she developed "wet lung" from vaping.
Vaping Is Now An Epidemic Among U.S. High School StudentsA spike in vaping by high school students has grabbed the attention of the FDA. The trend is prompting concerns that companies are marketing vaping products to younger users.
Study Finds E-Cigarette Users More Likely To Kick HabitPeople who use e-cigarettes are more likely to kick the habit than those who do not, a new study found. The research is the largest look yet at e-cigarette users, and found that e-cigarettes play a role in helping people quit.
Austin Bans E-Cigarette Use In Public AreasThe Austin City Council voted unanimously Thursday to add e-cigarettes to the list of tobacco products that are banned in public areas such as parks, restaurants and bars. The ban takes effect on July 3.
Officials: "Troubling" Growth Of Teen E-Cigarette UsageThe rising number of teenagers using e-cigarettes is worrying some health officials.
Senator: Exploding E-Cigarette Recalls Need To Be ConsideredU.S. Sen. Charles Schumer is increasing the heat on the federal government to consider recalling e-cigarette batteries and devices that explode and catch fire, injuring users.
E-Cigarette Fires & Injuries On The RiseThe FDA, which began regulating e-cigarettes in May, identified about 66 explosions related to e-cigarettes in 2015 and early 2016, after recording 92 explosions from 2009 to September 2015.
Surgeon General Calls Youth 'Vaping' A Public Health ThreatThe U.S. surgeon general is calling e-cigarettes an emerging public health threat to the nation's youth.
Study Finds Teens Vaping Sweet Flavors, Not NicotineHealth officials warn that e-cigarettes and other vaping devices are poisoning kids with nicotine. But new research suggests that most teens are only vaping sweet and fruity flavors like strawberry, chocolate and bubble gum.