Posts Tagged 'vape'

Lopez McHugh Attorney Taking Exploding Vape Battery Case to Federal Court

Pennsylvania man sues over exploding 18650 battery represented by Lopez McHugh attorney Michael KatzA Pennsylvania man represented by Lopez McHugh Attorney Michael Katz will have his case heard in federal court as he fights for compensation after a vape battery exploded in his pocket and left him with severe burns and ongoing pain.

The battery was manufactured by Sony and is what is known as an 18650. Prior to the meteoric growth of the ...

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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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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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Juul Kills Flavored Vape Sales as CDC Warns on Vitamin E Acetate in Black Market Vape Cartridges

Juul kills flavored vape sales amid ongoing criticism over youth vapingVaping juggernaut Juul has announced the suspension of sales of most of its flavored vape pods. The move comes amid a flurry of activity in the vaping industry after the Trump administration teased sweeping executive action to ban the sale of flavored vape materials across the board.

The availability of flavors like mango, mint, and cucumber has been seen by many as a ...

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