Youngest Person To Die From Vaping-Related Lung Injury, 15, Was From North TexasNew numbers out this week show 236 lung injury cases in Texas. More than half of those, 127, are from North Texas.
Woman Between 30-35 Becomes Texas' 3rd Vaping-Related DeathOn New Year's Eve the national outbreak of vaping-related illnesses touched North Texas when a teen died in Dallas, now another death is being reported farther south.
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.
Dallas County Reports First Vaping-Related DeathThe patient was a teenager with a chronic underlying medical condition.
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.
Cancer Society Also Addressing Vaping During The Great American SmokeoutToday is the Great American Smokeout when the American Cancer Society urges smokers and vapers to take advantage of resources to help them quit.
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.
Juul Labs Stop Sale Of Mint Pods In The USIn light of studies released this week relating to the 2019 National Youth Tobacco Survey and Monitoring the Future survey, JUUL Labs’ CEO K.C. Crosthwaite announced that the company will immediately stop accepting orders for mint pods in the United States.
DEA To Accept Vaping Devices, Cartridges During 18th National Drug Take BackFor the first time, the Drug Enforcement Administration will now accept vaping devices and cartridges at any drop off locations during National Prescription Drug Take Back Day.
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.