Posts Tagged 'nicotine'

FDA Includes Juul in Vape Ban, Granted Stay by DC Circuit Appeals Court

FDA bans Juul vapes and podsThe FDA issued its long-awaited decision regarding Juul vape devices and pods earlier this week and included the controversial devices in its sweeping bans of electronic nicotine delivery systems. Citing “insufficient and conflicting” data in the company’s application to continue selling products, the order includes the sale and marketing of its vape devices as well as its remaining tobacco- and menthol-flavored liquids. The company made the voluntary move ...

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Study Finds Possible Link Between Vaping and Weakened Bones

A new study published in the American Journal of Medicine Open posits a 46% increase in the risk of broken bones brought about by vaping. Fractures to the hip, spine, and wrist were tracked in a research piece put out by Dr. Dayawa Agoons of the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.

The study pulls from the healthcare data of over 5,500 adults in the United States who also had data collected during a national health ...

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Fallout for Juul Continues as Vape-maker Pays North Carolina $40 Million

north carolina settles with Juul for $40 millionNorth Carolina is the first among 13 states and the District of Columbia to reach a settlement with vape-maker Juul Labs for what has been described as the company’s role in triggering a youth vaping epidemic and rolling back decades of progress on teen nicotine usage. In announcing the settlement, state Attorney General Josh Stein lambasted the company saying that “for years, Juul targeted young people, ...

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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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