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.
Health Officials Urge Teens, 'Stop Vaping' After Spike In Severe Lung Illness CasesHealth officials are warning teens and young adults to stop vaping after a growing number of severe lung illness cases likely related to vaping have emerged.
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.
Texas Mother Says 17-Year-Old Daughter Is On Ventilator After VapingA 17-year-old girl is in a hospital's intensive care unit and having to use a ventilator to breathe.
3 Teens Treated For Vape-Related Lung Issues In HoustonHouston health officials say three teenagers have been hospitalized with serious lung illnesses following electronic cigarette use and vaping.