Posts Tagged 'vaping'

States Working Together to Force Juul Settlement

39 US states join together in Juul investigationSome 39 states, including eight who have already sued Juul, have joined together to investigate the predominant vape-maker’s business practices and try to force a settlement in the matter of teen vaping.

Prior to the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, Juul and other vape manufacturers faced a veritable onslaught of litigation and pressure from local, state, and federal governments as well as a multitude of parent ...

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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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JUUL Vaping Lawsuits Amended to Show Coronavirus Concerns

confusion over smoking and vaping relationship to covid-19Lawsuits previously filed against Juul Labs over concerns with youth vaping are being amended to reflect the possible detriments to users’ lung health given the respiratory effects of contracting the novel coronavirus.

Records indicate that a complaint filed against the ubiquitous vape maker in San Francisco has since been amended to include claims linked to the respiratory effects of Covid-19, as health officials warn the public ...

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New Reports Show Enhanced Harms from Smoking While Vaping

vaping while still smoking could amplify lung, stroke riskWhile vaping may have originally been intended as a path toward harm reduction and smoking cessation, there are a significant number of people vaping who haven’t yet cut their reliance on traditional cigarettes. New studies seem to suggest that the harms from this kind of dual use are enhanced over and above the individual impacts of either activity.

Reuters recently reported on a new study of over 161,000 people. Of ...

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It’s Becoming Pretty Obvious that Juul Targeted Kids

2 investigative reports show intense marketing of Juul to childrenThey say there’s no such thing as bad publicity, but the final months of 2019 might have people at Juul thinking otherwise. Two new investigative reports released late last year, one from The New York Times and the other from Reuters, lay out powerful arguments indicating that Juul was never intended solely to be a smoking cessation aid or an alternative to traditional cigarettes. In fact, the ...

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New Found Freedom and Pervasive Marketing: A Perfect Formula for Sky-high College Campus Vaping Rates

college vaping rates surging to new highsA study published last summer in the journal Pediatrics found that college-adults exposed to in-store vape marketing could be up to twice as likely to start vaping over time. The research was based on surveys of some 2,400 college students and asked them questions about their exposure to vape and e-cigarette marketing. Exposure included anything from TV and radio to billboards, online, and while physically located ...

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