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September 27, 2019 - 3:35 pm
By MIKE STOBBE AP Medical Writer NEW YORK (AP) — Health officials say their investigation into a recent outbreak of severe vaping-related illnesses is increasingly focused on products that contain THC. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Friday most people who got sick vaped THC,...
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September 18, 2019 - 5:47 pm
By MIKE STOBBE AP Medical Writer NEW YORK (AP) — A greater share of U.S. teens are vaping nicotine e-cigarettes. About 25% of high school seniors surveyed this year said they vaped nicotine in the previous month, up from about 21% the year before. The University of Michigan study was published...
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September 18, 2019 - 1:16 pm
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan has joined New York in banning the sale of flavored e-cigarettes as federal health officials investigate the cause of hundreds of serious breathing illnesses in people who have used vaping devices. The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services released details...
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September 11, 2019 - 3:05 pm
By MATTHEW PERRONE, AP Health Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Wednesday his administration will propose banning thousands of flavors used in e-cigarettes to combat a recent surge in underage vaping . The Food and Drug Administration will develop guidelines to remove from the...
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FILE - In this March 18, 2019, file photo, Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer listens to Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., in Clawson, Mich. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya, File)
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September 04, 2019 - 12:50 pm
By DAVID EGGERT Associated Press LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer moved Wednesday to make her state the first to ban flavored electronic cigarettes, accusing companies of using candy flavors and deceptive advertising to "hook children on nicotine." The Democrat ordered the state...
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August 30, 2019 - 1:52 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Health officials are investigating more cases of a breathing illness associated with vaping. While the cause remains unclear, officials said Friday that many reports involve e-cigarette products that contain THC, the mind-altering substance in marijuana. Officials from the Centers...
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June 27, 2019 - 1:18 pm
Richmond, VA _ Virginia Commonwealth University has approved a universitywide smoke- and tobacco-free policy in an effort to reduce tobacco use, tobacco-related fire hazards and litter, and promote a safe and healthy campus environment. Effective July 1, all tobacco products, including e-cigarettes...
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December 20, 2018 - 11:24 am
by Michelle Chapman Altria, one of the world's biggest tobacco companies, is spending nearly $13 billion to buy a huge stake in the vape company Juul as cigarette use continues to decline. The Marlboro maker said Thursday that it will take a 35 percent share of Juul, putting the value of the...
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