Posts Tagged 'vaping'

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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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 ...

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FDA Takes Significant Steps to Ban Vaping…Unless You’re a Billion-Dollar Corporation

fda denies millions of applications to market and produce new vape products but leaves juul untouchedIt wasn’t as bad as it could have been, but the FDA recently put all but the final nail in the coffin of the vaping industry by denying millions of applications to market and produce vaping products for distribution in the United States. The decision effectively killed a large number of small to mid-size producers of flavored vaping products continue reading...

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 ...

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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 ...

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