Posts Tagged 'vapes'

Studies Show Enhanced Coronavirus Risks Among Teen Vapers

study indicates enhanced coronavirus risks among teen vapersNew studies out of Stanford University and the University of San Francisco appear to indicate a link between a young person’s use of nicotine vapes like Juul and the likelihood and severity of COVID-19 infection. The University of San Francisco’s study called smoking – which included vaping – the “most prevalent factor” for a young adult’s vulnerability to the illness.

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As Juul Kills Flavored Vape Sales, Lawsuits and Restrictions Continue

Juul vape lawsuits continue as restrictions increaseAs noted in a previous post, vape maker Juul recently announced it was terminating the sale of nearly all of its flavored pod systems. This includes their menthol flavor; one of the flavors most commonly cited in claims that the company intentionally targeted and marketed to youth customers.

Lawsuits against the company, however, have been stacking up. And parents across the country continue to await their chance to hold the company ...

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Confusion, Frustration as Vaping-related Illness Numbers Continue to Rise with No New Answers

cdc issues stricter vape warning than fdaThe CDC has begun recommending that people discontinue the use of any electronic cigarette or other device used for vaping until it can say, with some degree of certainty, what has been making people sick across the country and, in some cases, costing people their lives. This recommendation is a change from the FDA’s initial direction on the matter that specifically targeted illicit, street-purchased vape cartridges ...

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In Nation’s Second Vaping Death, Material Was Obtained from Legal Cannabis Dispensary

The respiratory illness that has health officials across the country clamoring for a cause claimed a second life this month. However, in a twist that has taken an already awful situation and made it so much more complicated, the material that caused this death was obtained from a legal cannabis dispensary in Oregon.

Officials are declining to name the victim, the dispensary, or whatever brand of product may have been purchased at the shop. ...

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