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E-cigarettes have killed 57 people as number of lung illnesses linked to vaping rises to 2,602

Texas 15-year-old dies of vaping-linked illness, becoming the youngest victim of the e-cigarette epidemic as US death toll rises to 57 Officials in Texas have confirmed the death of a 15-year-old who developed the vaping-linked illness sweeping the US   The CDC says 57 people have died in 27 states and the District of Columbia from vaping-related… Read More »

Trump aides hold daily meetings on vaping as White House scrambles to formulate policy

From left: White House counselor Kellyanne Conway speaks to Senator Mitt Romney (R-UT) and President Donald Trump, during a listening session on youth vaping and the electronic cigarette epidemic inside the Cabinet Room at the White House in Washington,, November 22, 2019. Tom Brenner | Reuters The White House, grappling with the outbreak of a… Read More »

Vaping Leaves E-Cigarette User With Rare Lung Scarring: Study

Vape. (Photo Credits: Pixabay) New York, December 5: An e-cigarette user has been diagnosed with a rare form of lung scarring typically found in metal workers, says a new study. Doctors diagnosed the patient with hard-metal pneumoconiosis, a rare form of lung disease that causes irreparable damage, persistent coughing and breathing issues. It is typically… Read More »

FDA slams vaping company Juul for illegal marketing practices, threatens fines or seizure

James Monsees, co-founder and chief product officer at JUUL Labs Inc., appears before the House Economic and Consumer Policy Subcommittee which is examining JUUL’s role in the youth nicotine epidemic, on July 25, 2019 in Washington, DC. Mark Wilson | Getty Images News | Getty Images Federal health officials slammed vaping company Juul on Monday… Read More »

Man dies from vaping in ‘world first’

A man has died from vaping in America as an expert has warned e-cigarettes are “harmful”. The death is believed to be the first of its kind and has triggered concerns about the safety of vaping. Authorities haven’t identified the man who died but he is known to have lived in the state of Illinois… Read More »