Posts Tagged 'vape'

It’s a Bad Time to Be in the Vape Business

Vapes. Oils. Juuls. Pods. THC. Nicotine. Lung damage and disease. Death.

The past few months have seen a spotlight turned onto the vaping industry unlike anything it has experienced in its relatively short history. And, depending on who you ask, there are just as many causes for that as there are lawsuits that have been filed as a result.

Momentum has been building against Juul, the preeminent vape manufacturer and the company that thrust vaping into the spotlight, for quite some time. ...

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Juul Lawsuits Continue to Escalate as Claims Include Deceptive Marketing, Addiction, and Injury

lawsuits continue to stack up against JuulWhat started as a trickle of lawsuits filed against electronic cigarette maker Juul Labs over claims that it tricked young people around the world into puffing away on its vape devices has turned into a flood. New lawsuits have been filed in Kansas, New York, and Illinois and they all follow the same pattern: a young person, once healthy and living a life free of nicotine, is lured in by ...

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CDC Warns on Bootleg & Counterfeit Vaping Products

cdc issues warning on street purchased vape productsAs the number of people hospitalized with a respiratory ailment that has baffled healthcare experts continues to rise, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have focused their attention on vaping materials purchased from illegitimate sources as a possible common cause.

When the mystery illness was first spotted, healthcare professionals, parents, and the media jumped to name vaping as the culprit. As the number of young people found with ...

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As New School Year Starts, Youth Vaping Takes Center Stage

youth vaping big concern as new school year startsAs the nation’s kids start packing backpacks and heading out the door for another school year, parents are eyeing those packs in increasing numbers and wondering if their children might be vaping. The CDC, the FDA, and a growing number of physicians are ringing alarm bells on statistics that indicate that the youth vaping trend is growing, and they want to get the word out about the consequences. ...

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2.6 Million Vuse Vibe Batteries Recalled

2.6 million vuse vibe batteries recalledThe R.J. Reynolds Vapor Co. issued a nationwide recall for 2.6 million of the batteries, or “power units,” for its Vuse Vibe line of electronic cigarettes earlier this month. The recall is voluntary in nature and, to date, the batteries have not caused any injuries. At issue, as is the case with many battery-based consumer products, is a possible malfunction that can occur and cause the device ...

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E-Cigarettes Could Pose Unexpected Dangers

faulty e-cigarettes are exploding and injuring usersWhile the dangers of smoking have been apparent and well-documented for quite some time, the risks associated with cigarettes’ new electronic cousins are just now becoming more widely known. And, unlike traditional cigarettes, e-cigarettes don’t even need to be smoked in order to cause harm.

A growing number of e-cigarettes are malfunctioning and raising concerns about the safety of the devices. The Food and Drug Administration has ...

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