Despite laws in place to ban vaping under the age of 21 and a ban on rechargeable flavored vaping products, teens are still getting their fix, but in a disposable form.
Certain flavored e-cigarettes are now banned from U.S. markets as part of President Donald Trump’s attempt to stop teens from vaping.
The policy applies to cartridge-based e-cigarette flavors including fruit, candy, mint and dessert flavors. Menthol and tobacco-flavors are exempt, in addition to other kinds of vaping products.
Daniel Ament, the teen who became anonymously famous after becoming the first patient to receive a double lung transplant from vaping, spoke to a class of students about the dangers of vaping.
Officials also found that the illegal vapes confiscated in the December raids typically were not as potent as advertised, and sometimes contained just a fraction of the THC claimed on the labels, according to state testing results.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo unveiled a budget that calls for taxing sales of cannabis to retail dispensaries.
The sale of flavored vaping products is banned in New Jersey under legislation Democratic Gov. Phil Murphy signed Tuesday.
Health officials in the U.S. will ban most flavored e-cigarettes popular with underage teenagers, but with major exceptions that still benefit manufacturers, retailers and adults.
The Food and Drug Administration plans to ban the sale of all e-cigarette flavors except for tobacco and menthol, a report said on Tuesday.
The FDA said it is now illegal to sell tobacco products to anyone under the age of 21 after the national age was raised from 18 last week.
Health officials are blaming blame vitamin E acetate for the “vast majority” of cases in the U.S. outbreak of vaping illnesses.
Vaping remains popular among teenagers across the United States this year, according to an annual report from the University of Michigan’s Institute for Social Research.
A new report shows that there has been a significant increase in vaping of marijuana among teens across the nation.
Flavored vaping products will soon be outlawed in New York City. Lawmakers voted to ban all e-cigarette and e-liquid flavors except tobacco. The mayor said he will sign the bill or let it take effect immediately.
President Donald Trump on Friday heard opposing viewpoints in the debate over youth vaping but offered no insight into where he would ultimately come down on the issue after promising two months ago that he would ban most flavored e-cigarettes but later backtracking.
The American Medical Association on Tuesday called for an immediate ban on all electronic cigarettes and vaping devices.
New York has joined the ranks of states suing the nation's biggest e-cigarette maker, Juul Labs Inc., saying the company used deceptive marketing practices to reel in young users.
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.