Posts Tagged 'vaping'

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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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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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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New Documents May Provide Proof of Youth Targeting by Juul Labs

House committee finds evidence of Juul youth targetingA distinct pattern has emerged in the lawsuits that continue to stack up against electronic cigarette maker Juul Labs. In the vast majority of these cases, young people claim that it was the company’s marketing that spoke specifically to them and encouraged them to try their first puff.

Publicly, Juul vehemently denies that it has ever targeted minors and asserts it exists merely as a less toxic alternative for smokers ...

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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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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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