Texas Parents Warned Not To Be Naive About Teen Vaping EpidemicThe Texas PTA hosted a vaping panel discussion in Austin and streamed it live to dozens of local PTA watch parties across the state.
Fort Worth City Council And School Board Approve Anti-Vaping Resolutions“We’re the first city and the ISD in the United States of America to do so, so we are setting the example tonight,” said FWISD school board member Tobi Jackson.
FDA Banning Flavored E-Cigarette Pods In Effort To Stop Product From Enticing TeensIn an effort to keep teens and young adults from getting hurt, the FDA is banning flavored pods, but not the tobacco and menthol flavors or refillable e-liquids.
Senator John Cornyn Pushes For Action On 'Epidemic' Tied To Online E-Cig Sales To Teens U.S. Sen. John Cornyn was in Fort Worth pushing for action on what he called an epidemic tied to online sales of e-cigarettes to teenagers.
Texas Lawmakers Discuss What, If Anything, Should Be Done Legislatively About Youth VapingFort Worth State Senator Beverly Powell said, right now not enough is being done when it comes to prevention education.
Growing Concern Over 'Popcorn Lung' Linked To VapingIt all stems from a new case in Canada. Doctors say it shows vaping-related illnesses can take different forms.
FDA Nominee Ducks Questions On Trump E-Cigarette Flavor BanPresident Donald Trump’s nominee to lead the Food and Drug Administration sidestepped questions Wednesday on the future of a 2-month-old proposal to ban most flavored electronic cigarettes.
Carrollton Farmers Branch ISD Meets With Parents Over Vaping DangersNew numbers from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reveal 2,172 lung injury cases linked to e-cigarette or vape products.
New CDC Numbers Show More Than 2,000 People Diagnosed With Vaping IllnessesNew numbers from the Centers for Disease Control show more than 2,000 people have been diagnosed with vaping illnesses.
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.