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 In this April 11, 2018, file photo, a high school student uses a vaping device near a school campus in Cambridge, Mass. (AP Photo/Steven Senne, File)
(AP Photo/Steven Senne, File)
AP News
January 02, 2020 - 4:23 pm
By MATTHEW PERRONE AP Health Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. health officials will begin cracking down on most flavored e-cigarettes that are popular with underage teenagers, but their plan includes major exceptions that benefit vaping manufacturers, retailers and adults who use the nicotine-...
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Chart shows the trend in teen vaping and smoking since 2011.(Source: National Youth Tobacco Survey)
(Source: National Youth Tobacco Survey)
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November 21, 2019 - 1:46 pm
By MATTHEW PERRONE AP Health Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — In almost any other year it would be hailed as a public health victory: The smoking rate among U.S. high schoolers took its biggest hit ever this year, federal figures show, falling to a new low. Instead the milestone was relegated to a lone...
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(AP Photo/Richard Vogel)
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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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(AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)
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September 25, 2019 - 3:24 pm
By MATTHEW PERRONE and MICHELLE CHAPMAN Associated Press The nation's largest e-cigarette maker will stop advertising its devices in the U.S. and replace its chief executive as mysterious breathing illnesses and an explosion in teen vaping have triggered efforts to crack down on the largely...
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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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(AP Photo/Richard Vogel)
AP News
September 06, 2019 - 2:30 pm
By MIKE STOBBE AP Medical Writer NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. health officials on Friday again urged people to stop vaping until they figure out why some are coming down with serious breathing illnesses. Officials said they had identified 450 possible cases, including at least three deaths, in 33 states...
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(AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)
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August 30, 2019 - 2:28 pm
By RICHARD LARDNER and MATTHEW PERRONE Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — E-cigarette giant Juul Labs is facing mounting scrutiny from state law enforcement officials, with the attorneys general in Illinois and the District of Columbia investigating how the company's blockbuster vaping device...
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(AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh, File)
AP News
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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(AP Photo/Steven Senne, File)
AP News
August 23, 2019 - 2:08 pm
By DON BABWIN Associated Press CHICAGO (AP) — Illinois health officials said Friday that a patient who contracted a serious lung disease after vaping has died, which could make it the first death in the United States linked to the smoking alternative that has become popular with teens and young...
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Associated Press
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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