U.S. health officials announced a breakthrough Friday into the cause of a mysterious outbreak of vaping illnesses, reporting they have a "very strong culprit."
The patient reported vaping both nicotine and THC, the high-inducing ingredient in marijuana, health officials said.
Some of the people rushing to emergency rooms thought the CBD vape they inhaled would help like a gentle medicine. Others puffed it for fun.
The governors of New York, Connecticut, New Jersey and Pennsylvania met Thursday in New York City to discuss regulating marijuana and vaping.
At least 33 people have died from illnesses related to vaping, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced Thursday.
The governors from several Northeastern states say they want to work together to regulate marijuana and vaping.
Authorities on Long Island visited almost two dozen vape shops and issued summonses to many of them.
Authorities in Nassau County shut down several shops that sell electronic smoking devices because of a host of violations.
New York City has filed a federal lawsuit against 22 online e-cigarette sellers, accusing them of selling their products to residents under the age of 21.
A 17-year-old boy from the Bronx is the first reported death related to vaping in New York State.
Kroger said it would stop selling e-cigarettes as soon at its current inventory runs out at its more than 2,700 stores and 1,500 fuel centers.
The number of vaping-related illnesses has surpassed 1,000, and there’s no sign the outbreak is fading, U.S. health officials said Thursday.
New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy is recommending a ban on the sale of flavored e-cigarettes as part of the state’s response to a nationwide outbreak in illnesses tied to vaping.
The CDC announced that it has confirmed 18 deaths and 1,080 cases of probable lung injury cases and deaths associated with the use of e-cigarettes.
New Jersey health officials say the state has had its first death tied to vaping.