Walmart Will Stop Selling E-CigarettesWalmart said Friday it will stop selling e-cigarettes as the number of deaths tied to vaping grows.
Mayor Lori Lightfoot To Seek Total Ban On Flavored E-Cigarettes In ChicagoMayor Lori Lightfoot says the city of Chicago is stepping up efforts to prevent kids from vaping, amid a growing number of deaths and serious illnesses nationwide connected to electronic cigarette use.
Gurnee Teen Sues Juul, Gas Stop For Vaping Lung DamageOfficials in Illinois confirmed in August a man died from a vaping-related illness. Last week an Indiana resident died as a result of an illness related to vaping. Nationwide, more than 450 people are known to be suffering from illnesses connected to using e-cigarettes.
Tips For Parents To Communicate With Tweens And Teens About The Dangers Of VapingAs two more deaths linked to vaping were confirmed on Friday, parents might be wondering what steps they can take to protect their teens and tweens from the possible dangers of vaping products.
Vaping 'Outbreak' Concerns Health Officials In IllinoisThe different vaping devices, products, types of oils and additives making isolating a cause complex. But as more get sick the hope is doctors can learn from their illness.
Indiana Medical Providers Urged To Report Vaping IllnessesIndiana officials are asking health care providers to report any young patients with a history of vaping who unexpectedly developed severe respiratory illnesses.
Juul Exec: Never Intended E-Cigarette For TeensA top executive for Juul Labs said that his company never intended its electronic cigarettes to be adopted by underage teenagers.
Indianapolis Suburb Adding E-Cigarettes To Smoking Ban
Study Suggests E-Cigarette Flavorings May Pose Heart RiskE-cigarettes aren't considered as risky as regular cigarettes, but researchers have found a clue that their flavorings may be bad for the heart.
Walmart Raises Minimum Age To Buy Tobacco To 21The world's largest retailer also said it will also stop selling fruit and dessert flavored e-cigarettes, which critics say can hook teenagers on vaping.
Walmart Raises Minimum Age To Buy Tobacco To 21Walmart said Wednesday that it will raise the minimum age to buy tobacco products and e-cigarettes at its U.S. stores to 21 amid growing pressure from regulators to cut tobacco sales and use among minors.
FDA Proposes Ban On Menthol Cigarettes, New Restrictions On Flavored E-Cigs
FDA Seizes Thousands Of Documents From E-Cigarette Maker JuulThe Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently staged a surprise inspection and seized "over a thousand documents" at the headquarters of Juul, the nation's leading e-cigarette manufacturer.
FDA Calls Teen Vaping An "Epidemic," Threatens To Pull Products Off The MarketU.S. health officials say teenage use of e-cigarette has reached "epidemic" levels and are calling on the industry to address the problem or risk having their flavored products pulled off the market.
Juul And The Vape Debate: Choosing Between Smokers And Teens"I'm happy I'm leaving high school so that I can get out of here and away from all the Juuling."