Posts Tagged 'vaping'

Study Suggests Vaping Coil Material and Temperature May Contribute to Cancer Risk

A new study seems to reinforce what those in the vaping community have been saying all along: the type of heating coil used in the devices, along with the amount of voltage sent through that coil, can have significant impacts on the overall risk of the activity, including damage to the user’s lungs.

Vaporizers work by heating a liquid to the point of vaporization by running electricity through a coil that is surrounded by a wick; in ...

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Philadelphia Joins List of Cities Suing Juul

philadelphia sues Juul over youth vapingPhiladelphia threw its name into the hat and joined a list of dozens of states, cities, and municipalities that have sued vape maker Juul Labs over what they claim is its role in an “epidemic” of teen and youth vaping. The suit comes on the heels of news indicating that some 39 states have banded together to investigate Juul’s practices; both in the marketing of their device ...

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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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