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Vaping Was Called Safer Than Smoking. What Happened?

The growing use of battery-powered e-cigarettes -- the activity known as vaping -- has provoked one of the most robust debates among public-health specialists i...

Vaping Was Called Safer Than Smoking. What Happened?

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Vaping is worse with THC oil but still safer than smoking cigarettes: 5 things to know Expect serious nicotine withdrawal from vaping, which is more addictive than smoking because the concentrated liquid form is more quickly metabolized.        ...
16:13, 08/28/2019

Feds rip Juul for claiming its e-cigarette is safer than smoking WASHINGTON — Federal health authorities on Monday blasted vaping giant Juul for illegally pitching its electronic cigarettes as a safer alternative to smoking and ordered the company to stop making unproven claims for its products. The Food and Drug ...
20:39, 09/09/2019

Smoking or vaping: e-cigarettes as a lesser evil Smoking's out, steaming's in. Both are indisputably unhealthy, but is one better than the other? Supporters of smoke alternatives say they aren't as bad as traditional tobacco cigarettes. But is there any truth in that?...
12:26, 05/31/2019

Walgreens Is Latest to Raise Vaping (and Smoking) Age to 21 In raising the age to purchase tobacco, the chain joined a trend. Rite-Aid has stopped selling e-cigarettes, and CVS ended all tobacco sales in 2014....
21:00, 04/28/2019

Vaping may aid smoking cessation but also boost relapse risk (Reuters Health) - Adults who smoke cigarettes may have an easier time cutting back or quitting altogether if they start vaping, but a new French study also suggests that vaping may make ex-smokers more likely to relapse....
05:39, 07/16/2019

Juul Violated Federal Rules by Marketing Vaping Products as Safer Than Cigarettes, F.D.A. Says The agency sent a warning letter to the company. In a separate letter, it also requested more information about the company’s outreach to students, health insurers, employers and Native American tribes....
19:26, 09/09/2019

Lawmaker accuses Juul of illegally advertising vaping as a way to quit smoking Rep. Raja Krishnamoorthi, D-Ill., is asking the Food and Drug Administration to investigate whether e-cigarette giant Juul is illegally making smoking cessation claims....
21:00, 09/05/2019

This Is What Happened After 90 Day Fiancé: Happily Ever After?'s Ashley Called the Police on Jay Cops, secret videos and dramatic FaceTime calls filled the Sunday, June 30 episode of 90 Day Fiancé: Happily Ever After? on TLC. After last week's cliffhanger ending, cameras......
09:52, 07/01/2019

California governor who called youth vaping an ‘epidemic’ orders public awareness campaign Governor Gavin Newsom, acting a day after New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced a ban on flavoured e-cigarettes, became the latest politician seeking to crack down on e-cigarettes and other electronic inhaling - or vaping - devices....
05:39, 09/17/2019

An Army Soldier Is Being Called a Hero for Saving Children During the El Paso Shooting. He Just Wants to Forget What Happened An army private is being heralded as a hero for his role in saving kids caught in the mass shooting at a Walmart store in El Paso, Texas, this weekend. Still, his recollection of the shooting highlights the deep trauma gun and police violence have le...
22:13, 08/05/2019

"What Happened, Happened": Sam Pitroda Says As BJP Cites Anti-Sikh Riots Congress's Sam Pitroda, who is in charge of the party's overseas units, today brushed off the BJP's suggestion that the 1984 anti-Sikh riots took place on the orders of former Prime Minister Rajiv......
21:26, 05/09/2019

Public Wi-Fi Is Safer Than Ever---But You Still Need to Be Careful Public Wi-Fi at the airport, Starbucks or your hotel room has never been safer, thanks to security features in networks and devices—but it still pays to take some basic precautions to keep your data safe....
18:39, 08/04/2019

Do AVs really drive safer than humans? A patent application details a way to determine the safety-related performance of autonomous vehicles, then benchmarks the performance against that of human-driven autos on the same stretches of road....
08:26, 06/22/2019

Keep Kids Safer by Always Locking Your Car Doors When you think about locking your car doors, in most cases your biggest concern is keeping people from stealing items in your car—or the car itself. While that’s certainly a valid concern, one Reddit user brought up another important reason to keep d...
00:39, 09/07/2019

Hookahs Aren't Safer Than Cigarettes Hookahs are growing in popularity, but if you’re interested because you’ve heard that they’re “safer” than other ways of smoking, we have bad news for you: They’re probably not....
14:00, 08/14/2019

Minorities Safer Under PM Modi, Says K J Alphons Minorities have never been more safe in the country than under Prime Minister Narendra Modi, BJP leader K J Alphons said in the Rajya Sabha Wednesday amid opposition references to lynching cases....
14:26, 06/26/2019

Making cycling safer and more appealing | Letters Sally Watson calls for protected lanes, John Kirkwood and Simon Geller describe their experience of cycling in the US, and Matt Caine says London is heading in the right directionWhile some people may be happy cycling in painted lanes (Millions waste...
21:52, 06/24/2019

Under the skin: How haptics are making touchscreens safer Getting a physical haptic response from a touchscreen can make them less distracting to use and even extend their reach to steering wheel controls Fast-developing technology will make button-less interfaces safer to use by providing physical feedba...
10:00, 06/17/2019

A safer internet and the stupid things we do online You don't have to be savvy to be safe online. Just sensible. On Password Day, here are 5 things you should avoid doing, ranked by their increasing stupidity. Check number two for password advice!...
18:52, 05/02/2019

Brighter, safer headlights are coming. The question is when Europe and Canada already allow brighter and more precisely directed headlights, but U.S. drivers are still waiting.       ...
21:13, 06/18/2019

Signing on with Apple could be safer than Facebook or Google Alternative to Facebook and Google sign-ins promise less data monitoring and better privacy controls. The feature will be available in updated apps       ...
12:52, 09/17/2019

Are semi-autonomous systems making cars safer? V60 simulates undertaking the ‘fake’ Fiesta on the motorway but the Fiesta moves into the lane at the last moment and the AEB-equipped V60, like many AEB cars, fails to avoid it Assisted driving tech should boost road safety, but it can actually ma...
08:52, 05/18/2019

Juul Illegally Claimed That Its Products Were Safer than Cigarettes, FDA Says Juul illegally marketed its e-cigarettes as less harmful than tobacco cigarettes, and must find a way to correct that violation, according to a warning letter from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). E-cigarettes like Juuls, which heat liquid nic...
09:39, 09/10/2019

Safer air for the kids? Grow more houseplants | Charlotte Church If the government can’t protect schools from pollution, we’ll have to do it ourselves – with help from Mother NatureWhen was it, maybe two weeks ago? I was just about clinging on to sanity’s rigging amid the daily tempest of trauma that has become my...
14:13, 05/20/2019

Safer migraine drug shown to be effective in trials Rimegepant eliminated or significantly decreased migraine symptoms and, pending FDA approval, could provide an alternative to current medications on the market, according to a trial....
19:26, 07/11/2019

Infiltration Down 43 Per Cent After Balakot Strike, J&K Safer: Centre Security situation in Jammu and Kashmir has witnessed an improvement and the net infiltration from across the border has reduced by 43 per cent after a surgical strike was carried out on terror camps......
12:39, 07/09/2019

New 100- and 200-Euro Notes Are Safer, Sturdier and Vegan-Friendly The bills, which entered circulation on Tuesday, complete the European Central Bank’s overhaul of paper money to make it easier to handle and harder to forge....
17:00, 05/28/2019

Students driving autonomous vehicles toward safer future TUCSON – A group of college students from around the country used their summer to help drive autonomous vehicles toward a safer future. The students converged on the University of Arizona for the Research Experience for Undergraduates program, ...
06:13, 08/07/2019

Recent airline crashes run against trend toward safer flying After a long trend toward greater safety in air travel, there has been an uptick in airline accidents and deaths in 2018 and 2019. Many aviation experts regard that recent increase as a statistical blip, however. They note that accidents and deaths r...
01:26, 05/07/2019

20 Years After Columbine, Schools Have Gotten Safer. But Fears Have Only Grown. The panic of mass shootings has ramped up efforts to secure schools. But anxieties remain high, even as federal data shows that schools are less violent....
20:39, 04/28/2019

NASA’s about to test a safer rocket fuel for the first time ever The fuel that powers most spacecraft today is incredibly toxic to living organisms. That’s normally not a big issue when you’re sending something into space, but it can still pose some risks if a mishap results in a spacecraft crashing ba...
04:00, 06/12/2019

MOMA's Volvo Was a Safer, Boxier 'Taxi of Tomorrow' How do you replace a New York institution like the legendary Checker Cab? You get the help of another New York institution (and a Swedish carmaker), of course. Volvo decided it was time to re-invent the taxicab back in the day, and the effort was so ...
19:52, 07/27/2019

Self-Driving Cars Have a Problem: Safer Human-Driven Ones The technology that was supposed to give us robo-taxis is making human-driven cars safer at a rate that completely autonomous vehicles may have trouble matching....
01:39, 06/16/2019

FDA Warns Juul About Marketing Products as Safer Than Cigarettes Juul Labs has wrongfully marketed its electronic cigarettes and liquids as being safer than traditional cigarettes, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration said....
23:00, 09/09/2019

We should legalize drinking at 18 to make college life safer Out of 190 countries, only 12 have drinking ages as high as ours. We are keeping company with cool kids on the block like Iraq, Oman and Equatorial Guinea. Congress raised the age to 21 in 1984 to combat drunk-driving fatalities; states were coerced ...
20:13, 07/20/2019

Apple, Amazon, YouTube: Safer, faster & less annoying The much hyped iTunes demise doesn't matter; what does is moves made by Apple and YouTube to better lives, by taking on robocalls, hate speech and more.       ...
16:26, 06/08/2019

Under the skin: How acoustic vehicle alert systems make EVs safer Active sound technology like Harman Halosonic helps to make electric cars comply with a new law while making the inside of cabins quieter and more refined The old "stop, look and listen" mantra isn't much good when it comes to EVs, but there is a s...
12:52, 07/01/2019

"Feel Safer": BJP Leader's Daughter, Husband, Threatened Over Marriage The daughter of a BJP lawmaker in Uttar Pradesh, who had posted a video on social media claiming she was in danger from her father for marrying a man outside her caste, on Friday said she felt a lot......
23:52, 07/12/2019

F1 World Champion Kimi Raikkonen On Sports: 'Drinking Is Probably Safer' Alfa Romeo Formula One driver Kimi Räikkönen has a pulled muscle, meaning reserve driver Marcus Ericsson will have to miss the IndyCar round in Portland, Oregon this weekend in order to be Alfa’s backup boy for the Belgian Grand Prix. Räikkönen blam...
01:26, 08/30/2019

Volvo Cars Partners With POC To Develop Safer Helmets For Cyclists Volvo Cars are one of the pioneers in the development of safer modern cars and the Swedish carmaker is now coming up with something innovative to take the safety quotient one step ahead. It is......
22:13, 06/03/2019

'When Franco was alive, it was safer': inside Spain's far-right battleground – video Vox became the first far-right party to win more than a single seat in Spain's parliament since the Franco era when it won 24 in the general election. Last week, it fought its first mayoral campaign in El Ejido, a town in Andalucía with a population ...
14:52, 05/30/2019

These dogs make the world safer. But they’ve been badly neglected, inspectors say. The State Department’s inspector general urged the U.S. government to stop providing bomb-detection dogs to Jordan until their health and welfare are ensured....
18:39, 09/17/2019

NASA to test safer, more powerful spacecraft fuel on June 24 When the next SpaceX Falcon Heavy rocket lifts off from the Kennedy Space Center later this month, it will be carrying a spacecraft fuel that's safer for humans, but also much more powerful than the fuel it replaces....
19:00, 06/11/2019

Decriminalizing Sex Work Makes the Entire Black Community Safer I came out rather late, while I was serving in the military, hundreds of miles away from my parents, siblings and children. I was stationed in Fort Myers, Virginia, and I worked part-time in Washington, D.C. This was also the time when I started tran...
06:26, 09/10/2019

Sandy Hook mom teaching skills to create a safer classroom TUCSON – The mother of a child who was killed during the Sandy Hook Massacre was in Tucson on Thursday, September 19. Scarlett Lewis spoke about her non-profit charitable organization “The Jesse Lewis Choose Love Movement.” Lewis fo...
12:00, 09/20/2019

Government To Draft New Policies For Safer Transportation Of School Children The Institute Of Road Traffic Education (IRTE) and Ministry of Road Transport & Highways (MoRTH) held a two-day conference to draft a policy for the safety of children while they are being driven to......
10:13, 05/03/2019

Formula One Is Bringing Back Safer Ground Effects For 2021 Formula One has decided to do something radical in its new 2021 regulations: bringing back ground effects. Yeah. But how the hell is the series going to make sure we don’t all make the same dangerous mistakes that teams made back in the 1970s and ‘8...
21:39, 08/01/2019

|Airlinesbattlingdrunk,smoking,violentpassengers The International Air Transport Association says it is concerned about a growing trend of unruly passenger incidents, which is becoming more frequent and more severe....
15:26, 06/12/2019

Five ways to quit smoking Getting on with it is the most important thing. But there are tricks to make sure you don’t give in to the inevitable cravingsSmokers who try to gradually taper down the amount they smoke are less likely to quit than those who do so abruptly. “The pr...
20:13, 06/09/2019

Why is there no smoking in Gears 5? It depends on who you ask Enlarge / Don't expect any more cigar-chomping characters to show up in the Gears games going forward. The upcoming Gears 5 will not feature any on-screen depictions or references to smoking, according to the developers at The Coalition. But the p...
03:39, 07/16/2019

New York raises smoking age to 21 NEW YORK (WNBC) – New York will raise its smoking age from 18 to 21 under a legislation signed into law Tuesday by the state’s governor. The change, which takes effect in 120 days, will apply to the sales of traditional tobacco products a...
02:39, 07/17/2019

Safer opioid Tramadol linked to increased risk of low blood sugar People who use the drug Tramadol, commercially marketed as ConZip or Ultram, have 10 times the risk of developing hypoglycemia, a condition marked by a sharp drop in blood sugar, according to new research....
16:39, 08/28/2019

OECD members, including U.S., back guiding principles to make AI safer The evolution of artificial intelligence is driving advances in technology but raising questions over ethics, the head of the OECD said on Wednesday, as more than 40 nations backed a set of principles meant to improve transparency around AI....
17:39, 05/22/2019

A Deadly Blaze in the Alps Made a Biker a Hero and Tunnels Safer for All Two decades ago, 39 people died inside the Mont Blanc Tunnel in a fire so horrific it changed safety standards forever. The truth eventually caught up to the legend of a man who rushed in....
17:52, 05/22/2019

Google Maps Testing New Feature That Will Make Your Taxi Rides Safer Google Maps is getting a new feature that will alert taxi passengers when their ride goes off route by 500 meters. The feature seems to be limited to India currently....
12:52, 06/11/2019

Futuristic sounds to make electric buses safer hit wrong note Fears ‘spaceshippy’ proposals by TfL to make vehicles audible could confuse pedestriansTransport for London has been warned that proposals put forward for a safety feature to make electric buses more audible risk confusing vulnerable road users.TfL h...
15:52, 07/01/2019

Tinder’s Newest Feature Aims to Keep LGBTQ People Safer Across the World With a new feature, Tinder says it wants to make the swiping experience safer for its LGBTQ users traveling and living in certain countries. On Wednesday, the dating app introduced a new safety update dubbed “Traveler Alert” that will war...
00:52, 07/25/2019

Google’s Android Auto update makes launching and using apps safer Until recently, infotainment systems were sort-of-useful at best or plagued with horrendous interfaces at their worst. The introduction of Android Auto and CarPlay got automakers to finally start thinking about how people use touchscreen devices. Goo...
19:39, 07/30/2019

Were the Vikings smoking pot while exploring Newfoundland? The discovery of cannabis pollen near a Viking settlement in Newfoundland raises the question of whether the Vikings were smoking or eating pot while exploring North America....
11:26, 07/17/2019

We Know It Harms Kids to See Smoking on TV. What About Rape? Just as research suggests that we should shield young viewers from seeing fictional depictions of smoking and suicide, studies indicate that watching rape scenes can also do harm....
23:52, 09/12/2019

Met Police boss to Donald Trump: We're safer in London than in all major US cities Scotland Yard chief Cressida Dick today hit back at Donald Trump's claims about violent crime in London, saying the capital is safer than all major American cities....
13:39, 06/25/2019

Arvind Kejriwal Urges People To Move To Safer Places As Yamuna Swells Water level in the Yamuna is expected to cross the danger mark this evening, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said, urging people in low-lying areas to move to temporary shelters set up by the......
13:39, 08/19/2019

Wheels: A Deadly Blaze in the Alps Made a Biker a Hero and Tunnels Safer for All Two decades ago, 39 people died inside the Mont Blanc Tunnel in a fire so horrific it changed safety standards forever. The truth eventually caught up to the legend of a man who rushed in....
18:39, 04/28/2019

Google Maps Rolls Out 'Stay Safer' Feature for Android Users in India Google Maps Stay Safer feature is rolling out to Android users in India, and the users will need to update to the latest version of Google Maps to be able to use it....
12:00, 06/26/2019

Is bitcoin growing up? Regulated futures boom as investors seek a safer ride When bitcoin was born it was a symbol of counterculture, a rebel currency with near-anonymity and a lack of regulation. A decade later, there are growing signs it's entering the establishment its creators sought to subvert....
11:00, 06/13/2019

Google Maps Now Offer 'Stay Safer' Feature On Android Phones In India The latest update for Google Maps for Android devices offers a new 'Stay Safer' feature which can be used to share your live trip status with family & friends and also sends an alert should a cab go......
12:00, 07/01/2019

World No Tobacco Day: After Reading This, You May Quit Smoking World No Tobacco Day 2019 theme is "Tobacco and Lung health". From cancer, autoimmune disorders, Type 2 diabetes, premature deaths and heart strokes, tobacco smoking has grave consequences on one's......
13:26, 05/31/2019

Netflix says its originals will kick their smoking habit Future Netflix original shows rated TV-14 or lower and movies rated PG-13 or below will no longer include depictions of smoking or e-cigarette use, except in cases of historical or factual accuracy. The service will also avoid showing smoking or e-ci...
22:26, 07/03/2019

Austria passes smoking ban in bars and restaurants “After many setbacks and 18 months of political ignorance it was finally possible to set a law in motion that will improve Austrians’ lives,” Social Democratic leader Pamela Rendi-Wagner said after the bill was passed....
22:26, 07/02/2019

Smoking ban has transformed ‘grimy’ boozers, says pub guide Good Pub Guide says move opened ‘bars full of fug and male chat’ to women and familiesIt was predicted to be the death knell for the traditional British boozer and likely to lead to a slump in business and permanent closures.But 12 years since the in...
09:26, 09/05/2019

WHO urges exercise and non-smoking in first advice on dementia The UN health agency's report advises "what is good for our heart, is also good for our brain." Regular exercise and a good diet are part of the plan for a public health response to dementia....
17:26, 05/14/2019

Smoking On Flights Is Banned, So Why Do Planes Still Have Ashtrays? Today, smoking on flights is banned almost internationally. And yet, most aircrafts still have ashtrays inside the washroom. So why do airplanes still have ashtrays? A video by Cheddar explains....
14:52, 06/14/2019

Health warnings on individual cigarettes may cut smoking What if health warnings about the dangers of smoking were on individual cigarettes? Young smokers view these images as unpleasant, uninviting and depressing, which suggests they would be effective....
22:39, 08/30/2019

Two U.K. Hospitals Allow Vape Shops in Bid to Promote Smoking Ban Although e-cigarettes have met with criticism in the United States, public health officials in Britain have embraced their use as effective for people who want to quit smoking....
19:26, 07/10/2019

Top Senate Republican would raise minimum smoking age to 21 WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate’s top Republican is introducing legislation to raise the minimum smoking age from 18 to 21. The measure by Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell would cover not only tobacco products, but also e-cigarettes and vapo...
21:39, 05/20/2019

We're quitting smoking, so why is big tobacco booming? - video Smoking rates are falling in the UK, US and much of Europe. Forty-five per cent of Brits smoked in the 60s and 70s, compared with just 15% today. You would think this was bad news for cigarette profits, but tobacco companies are making more money tha...
22:39, 09/13/2019

Japanese companies want more productive, non-smoking workers A growing number of Japan-based businesses are taking stronger action to promote health and wellness among employees as well as boost productivity by going as far as hiring non-smokers to new positions, a report says. Yasuhiro Oba, president of Sompo...
20:52, 05/14/2019

Gears of War 5 reworked to remove smoking it apparently never had In the continued campaign against “cool” depictions of tobacco use, Gears of War will apparently no longer include depictions of smoking — but there’s some confusion as apparently it wasn’t going to have any to begin with. According to a report from ...
04:39, 07/16/2019

Pot-smoking parents are harsher with discipline: study Pot-smoking parents are such a buzzkill. Smoking weed doesn’t make parents more chill when it comes to discipline — it actually makes them more likely to punish their kids, a new study has found. The study of 3000 California parents found that ...
05:00, 07/18/2019

Gears Of War 5 Is Going To "Avoid Highlighting Or Glorifying Smoking" In 2019, because we’ve already seen a shift away from it in a lot of movies and TV shows, it’s not the biggest deal if a major video game decides to not show any of its characters smoking. It is interesting, though, if the game is making a point of i...
02:39, 07/15/2019

Treasury yields drop after drone strike in Saudi Arabia sparks bid for safer assets U.S. government debt prices rose on Monday morning as investors fled risk after attacks on Saudi oil production facilities escalated tensions in the Middle East....
08:39, 09/17/2019

Naked Bike Ride in Cologne joins world call for safer, cleaner streets About 60 bicyclists bared nearly all to cycle around the western city of Cologne promoting safety on the streets. German laws restrained the Naked Bike Ride motto 'bare as you dare' to a degree of modesty....
22:26, 07/12/2019

Safer Internet Day: ‘Be kind online’, says UNICEF, urging action to prevent cyberbullying, harassment Online violence, cyberbullying and digital harassment affect over 70 per cent of young people globally, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) said on Tuesday, calling for concerted action to tackle and prevent this form of violence....
21:39, 04/28/2019

4 Brazilian inmates purportedly involved in deadly prison riots die during transport to safer lockup Four inmates allegedly involved in a deadly riot between prison gangs have died of asphyxiation while being transferred to a safer location, Brazilian authorities said Wednesday as they continued efforts in identifying the 58 who died during Monday’s...
22:52, 07/31/2019

I transformed from a smoking, overweight mess to a marathon runner In her 20s, Brittany O’Neill was a self-proclaimed mess. Then living on the Upper West Side, she smoked a pack and a half of Marlboro Lights a day, had six figures of student loan debt and her job running a theater company had some unhealthy side eff...
22:13, 08/20/2019

Dementia: eat better, exercise, and reduce smoking and drinking to cut risk WHO research highlights lifestyle factors linked to increased risk of diseaseTaking better care of ourselves could be the best long-term strategy to tackling the growing problem of dementia, according to a new report.Research by the World Health Orga...
15:52, 05/14/2019

As smoking on Netflix rises, fears of normalization grow Cigarettes may have been scrapped from billboards, bus stops and most places in between, but they haven't vanished from our screens — Netflix shows in particular. But does public health have a place in the arts?...
00:52, 08/27/2019

New study finds that breathing in polluted cities is just as bad as smoking By now we all know how devastating a heavy smoking habit can be for our overall health, but the air wafting around your neighborhood might not be all that much better. A new study focusing on the air quality of major cities, and the dangers of specif...
20:00, 08/15/2019

New Jersey beach smoking ban in place for start of summer SEA GIRT, N.J. (AP) — Smoking and vaping will be banned on nearly every public beach in New Jersey this summer under tougher new restrictions. Nonsmokers are rejoicing over the ban, which also applies to public parks. But some smokers are feeling dis...
19:39, 05/23/2019

Pediatrician intervention may help parents quit smoking, study says Parents who smoke put their children and others around them at risk for bronchitis, pneumonia and a variety of other ailments. A smoking cessation program has shown some success in helping them quit, researchers report....
23:26, 08/12/2019

Father's smoking during pregnancy tied to asthma in kids (Reuters Health) - Children who are exposed to tobacco smoke from their fathers while they're in the womb may be more likely than those who are not to develop asthma by age 6, according to a study of chemical changes to DNA....
00:13, 06/14/2019

Outdoor smoking ban escalates war over Barcelona's restaurant terraces Restaurateurs say ban on top of new regulations on outdoor space threatens their survival – while residents claim the city’s real issues are being ignoredEnjoying a refreshing drink or a cup of coffee on the sunlit terrace of a bar or restaurant is a...
13:26, 08/10/2019

Earliest known signs of cannabis smoking unearthed in China Incense burners found at 2,500-year-old cemetery suggest intentional use of to get highScorched wooden incense burners unearthed at an ancient burial ground in the mountains of western China contain the oldest clear evidence of cannabis smoking yet f...
20:39, 06/12/2019

'Off our heads' - Cameron reveals pot-smoking school days David Cameron has revealed how he and his schoolmates would row to an island to "roll up" and get "off our heads" - and said he was nearly expelled when teachers found out....
11:39, 09/14/2019

Teen hospitalized after smoking pot from vape pen during choir meeting A Texas high school student collapsed and would “not wake up” after smoking pot from a vape pen at a choir meeting, reports said. The teen boy fell ill at the after-school activity Monday evening at Tomball High School and was rushed to t...
19:26, 09/10/2019

Netflix to cut back on smoking after 'Stranger Things' criticism Netflix has promised to curb depictions of smoking in new programs following a report that pointed a finger at its hit series "Stranger Things," whose first two seasons featured tobacco in every episode....
19:52, 07/07/2019

New census evidence is ‘smoking gun’ to Latino legislators, activists Latino leaders say new information on how the Trump administration decided to add a question on citizenship to the 2020 census is the “smoking gun” that backs their assertions that the administration sought to suppress Hispanic votes. “You could smel...
23:52, 05/31/2019

Why might smoking and drinking alcohol raise the risk of osteoporosis? Study uncovers a stress signaling cell mechanism through which damage to mitochondria can disrupt bone creation-resorption balance to promote osteoporosis....
22:00, 05/13/2019

Smoking at home a form of domestic violence, Thailand says Authorities in Thailand are facing backlash after introducing a new law that will classify smoking in households as a form or domestic abuse, or violence....
01:00, 06/27/2019

Lamont signs bill increasing Connecticut’s smoking age to 21 HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Gov. Ned Lamont has signed legislation that increases the age to purchase cigarettes and other tobacco products to 21. The bill signed into law Tuesday by the Democrat also prohibits the sale of electronic cigarettes and vaping...
02:26, 06/19/2019

German state proposes smoking ban in vehicles with children The German state of North Rhine-Westphalia is to consider a law which would ban smoking in vehicles with children and pregnant women. The health minister has also called for a nationwide ban....
13:13, 09/11/2019

Screenings for lung cancer can point to other smoking-related conditions About 77 percent of patients who received CT scans for lung cancer were diagnosed with cardiovascular disease, emphysema or osteoporosis, according to a new study showing the same scan can screen for additional diseases....
00:13, 09/06/2019

Trump ‘locked and loaded’ to strike Iran but waiting for smoking gun DRUMS OF WAR: That rhythmic pounding sound you hear from Washington is the growing drumbeat for military action to punish Iran for the Saturday strikes on two Saudi processing facilities that cut the country’s oil production in half....
16:26, 09/16/2019

Meth-smoking football coach who blew $2.1M on Bitcoin: ‘I’m still a believer’ Disgraced football coach Mark “Bomber” Thompson has admitted to abusing crystal meth and obsessively trading cryptocurrency for 12 hours a day in the lead-up to his arrest, reports the Sydney Morning Herald. Today, Thompson (53) told Melbourne Magist...
18:39, 06/26/2019

NHS could save billions by offering cash reward to quit smoking Quitters 50% more likely to succeed if offered a financial incentive, researchers findOffering financial rewards to people trying to quit smoking could save the NHS billions of pounds a year and boost the economy, according to research.The review fou...
09:39, 07/17/2019

Raising smoking age to 21 lowers chance of picking up the habit, study says The chances of a person becoming a regular smoker are reduced by 39 percent when the legal age is increased from 18 to 21, according to research published Wednesday....
20:52, 07/25/2019

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22:13, 05/09/2019

Man pulls box cutter, slashes 2 after he’s asked to stop smoking on train A subway rider was asked to stop smoking on a Manhattan A train Tuesday, prompting him to pull a box cutter and slash two people — one on the ankle and the other their face, cops said. The incident happened around 2:25 p.m. aboard a southbound ...
04:39, 09/11/2019

Tobacco industry anti-smoking ads reached less than half of U.S. adults Court-ordered anti-smoking ads sponsored by the tobacco industry reached only around 40% of adults and about half of all smokers in the U.S., a recent study suggests....
05:13, 08/17/2019

Campaign to raise minimum smoking age to 21 finds unlikely supporter: Big Tobacco Altria, Juul and British American Tobacco — the largest U.S. cigarette and e-cigarette manufacturers — are supporting raising the smoking age to 21. Regulators are pressuring them to fix what they're calling an epidemic of teen vaping....
20:39, 05/12/2019

WHO recommends exercising, not smoking, healthy diet to prevent dementia To reduce the risk of dementia and cognitive decline, new guidelines released by the World Health Organization recommend people eliminate risk factors that bring on the deadly disease....
03:00, 05/15/2019

Butt out: Netflix to reduce number of actors smoking on screen Second season of Stranger Things depicted people with tobacco products 262 times, study findsNetflix has pledged to reduce the number of occasions where actors use tobacco products in its original programmes, after a study suggested that smoking on t...
13:13, 07/05/2019

Michigan Governor: Smoking Tons of Weed Could Fix Our Terrible Roads Gov. Gretchen Whitmer threw down the gauntlet on Thursday for Michigan residents who are both sick of the state’s abysmal road conditions, and also not nearly high enough....
03:13, 05/31/2019

Rick Pitino Has Had It With These Greek Fans Smoking During His Basketball Games Disgraced former Louisville Cardinals basketball coach Rick Pitino has spent the past six months or so coaching in Greece, where he’s finding success leading Panathinaikos in the Greek League. It’s a madcap new life filled with unfamiliar new experie...
00:39, 05/31/2019

In Greece, Rick Pitino slams fans for smoking at games Panathinaikos coach Rick Pitino has criticized fans of the Greek club for smoking and lighting flares during games, saying they are showing a lack of respect for the players        ...
20:00, 05/30/2019

Effects of smoking on the heart, blood vessels take at least a decade to fade New research shows that people who smoke a pack of cigarettes a day for 20 years, for at least a decade after quitting, have a higher risk for cardiovascular disease than those who never smoked....
21:00, 08/20/2019

Smoking cessation program for cancer patients shows potential While nearly half of cancer patients keep smoking after diagnosis, the rate of patients at the Abramson Cancer Center who used special tobacco cessation treatments increased from 0 percent to 36 percent in one year....
00:52, 06/27/2019

Inside Met Gala 2019’s crazy unwritten rules: from smoking to selfies The Met Gala is one of the most glamorous nights of the year, but it’s not exactly a raucous time. The party is as famed for its draconian rules, militant sense of order and social and political minefields as for its over-the-top red carpet, with cel...
17:13, 05/05/2019

Anti-smoking group pumps $1M into City Council battle over e-cigs A national anti-smoking group is pumping more than $1 million into the City Council’s battle over flavored cigarettes and e-cigs — hoping to ride the growing wave of sentiment against them. The DC-based Campaign for Tobacco Free Kids last week ...
16:53, 09/09/2019

E-cigs can double success rates of quitting smoking, UK study finds People using e-cigarettes to quit smoking are about 95% more likely to report success than those trying to quit without help from any stop-smoking aids, according to the results of a large study in England....
02:52, 05/23/2019

Blunt-smoking son of college admissions cheats spent week in Rikers Now he can bust rhymes about the big house. The rich kid-rapper son of two Upper East Side residents who pleaded guilty in the college admission scandal spent more than a week jailed at Rikers Island because his angry dad refused to bail him out, the...
23:39, 06/11/2019

Eric Trump Finally Finds the Perfect Smoking Gun to Take Down the Washington Post Eric Trump, who knows how to use the computer all by himself, absolutely DESTROYED those liberal hacks at the Washington Post today when he exposed the nefarious tactics Post journalist David Fahrenthold is using to report on the Trump Organization....
05:13, 09/07/2019

Oldest evidence of cannabis smoking found in ancient Chinese cemetery Enlarge / This is how the braziers were placed in the tomb alongside the deceased. (credit: Xinhua Wu) The broken wooden braziers, unearthed from 2,500-year-old tombs in Western China, contained burned, blackened stones, and the interior of the woo...
22:52, 06/12/2019

Tombs in China reveal humans were smoking cannabis 2500 years ago Chemical traces on 2500-year-old wooden braziers are the earliest evidence that people had begun growing mutant marijuana strains that could make them stoned...
23:00, 06/12/2019

City Council calls on ACS to clarify custody rules for pot-smoking parents Parents caught using or possessing marijuana will be at much less risk of losing custody of their kids under a new rule change being pushed by the City Council. The council’s General Welfare Committee on Monday passed a resolution calling on the city...
05:00, 07/23/2019

Study Finds Signs Of Ritualized Cannabis Smoking 2,500 Years Ago In China Archaeologists have dug up evidence that people were catching a cannabis buzz way, way before Woodstock, before the Summer of Love and even before there were jazz clubs or alarmist movies warning of......
09:13, 06/13/2019

The world's busiest airport is about to ban smoking as places to light up get harder to find Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport will snuff out its smoking lounges on Jan. 2, 2020. Places for smokers to light up inside airports are becoming harder to find....
17:39, 07/21/2019

Don’t let smoking steal life’s breathtaking moments, urges UN health agency Tobacco use continues to claim around eight million lives a year, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Wednesday, in a call for faster action from governments to tackle smoking and the “enormous” health, social, environmental and economic cost...
19:13, 05/29/2019

Indoor smoking ban tied to heart attack decline in older adults (Reuters Health) - Heart attack rates dropped among older adults in Scotland in the decade after a nationwide indoor smoking ban took effect, a new study suggests....
20:52, 07/19/2019

Florida realtor lists home on fire, calls it a ‘smoking hot deal’ This sure is one hot property. A Florida real estate agent selling a condemned St. Petersburg home included photos of the property engulfed in flames in the listing. “It’s a smoking hot deal posted to the internet and people liked it,R...
03:13, 08/02/2019

Peripheral artery disease risk lasts 30 years after stopping smoking The negative effects of smoking can still linger decades after quitting the habit, as a new study shows with findings that 30 years after quitting, increased risk for peripheral artery disease can persist....
03:52, 07/24/2019

John Daly, smoking a cigarette, arrives at Bethpage Black for PGA Championship John Daly, who will use a cart at the PGA Championship, rolled into Bethpage Black on Wednesday, smoking a cigarette before practice round.        ...
01:52, 05/16/2019

Austria passes smoking ban, snuffing out fallen government's flagship policy Parliament on Tuesday passed a ban on smoking in Austria's bars and restaurants, extinguishing a flagship policy of the recently collapsed right-wing government which had scrapped the measure after it was already on the statute books....
18:39, 07/02/2019

Blunt-smoking ‘rapper’ busted for assaulting college admissions scam dad The blunt-smoking wannabe rapper who defended his wealthy parents when they were exposed in the wide-ranging college admissions bribery scandal was busted this week for attacking his father, The Post has learned. Malcolm Abbott allegedly pushed, kick...
06:00, 05/24/2019

Westminster's grand plans: family housing, safer streets and a return to cool for Soho are unveiled in exclusive preview London's richest borough plans to fight crime, clean up its streets and house its deprived families. Homes & Property gets an exclusive first look at their proposals....
08:52, 06/19/2019

McConnell, Kaine to introduce bipartisan Senate bill to raise the federal smoking age to 21 Sens. Mitch McConnell and Tim Kaine plan to introduce a bill Monday that would raise the minimum age to buy tobacco to 21 in hopes of curbing what regulators are calling an "epidemic" of teen vaping....
20:52, 05/20/2019

A dad fatally shot his daughter's boyfriend for smoking weed with her at a party, police say Pennsylvania man Michael D'Biagio was arrested Friday in connection to the death of Darren Jevcak outside of a pizza shop.        ...
21:39, 07/23/2019

This meat thermometer is perfect for grilling, smoking, and roasting—and it's on sale The Thermoworks Smoke 2-Channel Alarm is designed to help perfectly smoke your meats, and right now you can get an amazing discount on it.       ...
03:13, 07/31/2019

Iranian threat to shipping is real and growing, as US ‘smoking gun’ video evidence shows CAUGHT ON TAPE: The U.S. military released an aerial video last night that shows an Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps patrol boat removing a magnetic mine from the hull of the Japanese tanker Kokuka Courageous after it apparently failed to explode....
15:00, 06/14/2019

Rick Pitino driven crazy by Greek fans smoking at games: ‘Awful’ ATHENS, Greece — Panathinaikos coach Rick Pitino has criticized fans of the Greek club for smoking and lighting flares during games, saying they are showing a lack of respect for the players. “It’s extremely self-centered and selfish of p...
22:39, 05/30/2019

A dad shot and killed his daughter's boyfriend for smoking weed with her at a party, police say Pennsylvania man Michael D'Biagio was arrested Friday in connection to the death of Darren Jevcak outside of a pizza shop.        ...
21:00, 07/23/2019

Ancient Chinese Death Rituals Involved Smoking Cannabis Specifically “To Get High” Archaeological evidence gathered at the excavation of ‘eight ancient Chinese tombs’ has finally determined that people were indeed smoking cannabis 2,500 years ago, just to “get high”. ...
19:13, 06/13/2019

Rick Pitino blasts Greek fans for smoking, shooting flares during games: 'It's nonsense' Basketball coach Rick Pitino on Wednesday slammed Greek fans for smoking and lighting flares during games, saying they are disrespecting the players....
16:00, 05/31/2019

Active shooter scare that caused Honolulu airport chaos linked to smoking laptop Rumors of an active shooter appeared to be linked to a laptop that malfunctioned, popped and started giving off smoke at a checkpoint.       ...
16:26, 06/19/2019

A Flurry of States Have Raised Their Smoking Ages. But Big Tobacco’s Involvement Has Some Health Groups Uneasy Momentum is growing for a nationwide movement to raise the legal age of tobacco purchase from 18 to 21. Experts say the widespread and worrisome teen vaping epidemic is a major catalyst—but so is support from e-cigarette and tobacco companies, ...
18:00, 06/10/2019

DOJ’s Russia probe review focusing on 'smoking gun' tapes of meeting with Trump aide: sources The Justice Department’s internal review of the Russia investigation is zeroing in on transcripts of recordings made by at least one government source who met with former Trump campaign aide George Papadopoulos overseas in 2016, specifically looking ...
15:00, 07/26/2019

New Google Play Store rules want to make the store safer for kids Via its Android Developers Blog on Wednesday, Google announced an important series of changes that apply to every single app in the Google Play Store in an attempt to make the marketplace more kid-friendly. The changes govern aspects of app developme...
05:52, 05/30/2019

Ex-Saints receiver Joe Horn wants NFL to be safer: 'I think it should be flag football' Joe Horn said that for players who have children playing football now, "you really don't want them coming up and playing like we played."       ...
23:00, 08/28/2019

Microsoft’s Azure Data Share aims to make big data sharing easier and safer At Inspire 2019 in Las Vegas, Microsoft announced a new service -- Azure Data Share -- designed to make sharing big data "easier" and "safer."Read More...
22:00, 07/11/2019

DNA testing: How genetic testing could make prescription drugs safer Pharmacogentics uses a person's DNA as a guide to understanding how their body reacts to certain drugs and what dosages are best. Is this the future of prescribing medicine?...
16:13, 05/02/2019

Why you might be safer in the front seat than the back seat in head-on crashes Sitting in the back seat? You could be at more risk of dying in a head-on collision than someone sitting in the front, according to IIHS.        ...
19:39, 04/28/2019

Chilling: This New Anti-Smoking Campaign Demonstrates The Horrific Effects Of Having To Make Small Talk With A Coworker By The Dumpster Tobacco use tragically kills more than 8 million people per year worldwide, but this new anti-smoking campaign may have people thinking twice before they pick up a cigarette: This new anti-smoking campaign demonstrates the horrific effects of having ...
19:00, 08/20/2019

Vaping As cigarette smoking declines worldwide, tobacco companies have turned to a new product line to make up for lost revenue: vaping devices. Using an e-cigarette, vapers get a hit of stimulating nicotine without resorting to a burning stick of tobacco. ...
20:26, 06/25/2019

Walmart to no longer sell certain ammunition, NRA says action won't 'make us any safer' Walmart will stop selling some ammunition and calls on lawmakers to pass background checks legislation. NRA says actions won't "make us any safer."       ...
06:26, 09/04/2019

Robert Downey Jr. recalls getting busted for 'smoking pot' on first trip to Disneyland At Friday's D23 Expo, Robert Downey Jr. remembered his first Disneyland experience, which included getting busted with marijuana on the gondola.        ...
13:13, 08/25/2019

Trump now says not all vaping is bad President Donald Trump seemed to strike a different tone on vaping in a tweet Friday evening after announcing earlier in the week an effort to ban almost all flavored vaping products....
04:13, 09/16/2019

A dim-witted war on vaping My teenage daughter vapes. She half-heartedly tries to hide it from me, but parents are rarely as slow-witted as their 17-year-olds think. Not that I especially mind. At her age, I was smoking actual, you know, cigarettes. So were most of my friends....
05:52, 09/20/2019

How to Quit Vaping Maybe you’re spooked by the outbreak of respiratory illness linked to vaping. Maybe you’re just sick of giving your money to the makers of an addictive product. Either way, let’s look at what it takes to quit vaping....
00:26, 09/13/2019

Robert Downey Jr. was busted for 'smoking pot' during his first trip to Disneyland At Friday's D23 Expo, Robert Downey Jr. got real about his first Disneyland experience, which included getting busted on the gondola.        ...
22:00, 08/23/2019

Rick Pitino calls fans 'self-centered and selfish' for smoking at games in Greece Rick Pitino took over at Panathinaikos last December after leaving Louisville, and has also been frustrated bad behavior of fans, including smoking        ...
00:13, 05/31/2019

Don Nelson is spending retirement smoking weed with Willie Nelson It turns out Don and Willie Nelson share more than a last name. They play poker together, the former basketball coach now living in Maui in retirement. And they share a love of marijuana. Willie, the famous musician and cannabis enthusiast, got Don N...
03:13, 06/25/2019

Is It Time to Quit Vaping? Public health officials have recommended that people consider refraining from vaping while they investigate hundreds of cases of lung illness and six deaths linked to e-cigarettes in a largely unexplained health scare. Here’s what we know so far....
19:39, 09/11/2019

Factbox: What we know about U.S. vaping illnesses U.S. public health officials are investigating more than 450 cases of severe lung illnesses and have confirmed at least five deaths related to electronic cigarette products including the devices and liquids used inside them....
02:39, 09/11/2019

Vaping Ban: Is This the Beginning of the End for Juul? The e-cigarette and vaping industry faces renewed scrutiny from federal regulators over its alleged efforts to market products to underage consumers....
06:52, 09/12/2019

What Parents Need to Know About the Vaping Illness You’ve likely always suspected that vaping wasn’t the healthiest habit for anyone, let alone teenagers, to pick up. And now it seems we are collecting proof of that, as hundreds of people across the country are contracting a severe lung illness linke...
02:39, 09/11/2019

N4T Investigators: Vaping Violations TUCSON – It’s being called an epidemic. We are talking about teens who use vaping devices that are packed with highly addictive nicotine. Especially concerning is the fact that research shows nicotine can potentially harm brain developmen...
07:00, 06/25/2019

Factbox: U.S. lawsuits take aim at vaping Several deaths and potentially hundreds of illnesses have been tied to e-cigarettes, which allow users to inhale nicotine vapor, often flavored, without smoking. Lawsuits have been filed against e-cigarette maker Juul and more are expected amid incre...
00:26, 09/17/2019

Getting Through to Your Teen About the Dangers of Vaping As vaping-related illnesses and deaths mount, it’s even more important for parents to talk with their kids. Here’s how to have an effective conversation....
18:13, 09/21/2019

Vaping Injuries On The Rise Medical experts are sounding the alarm after 22 people across three states were hospitalized lung damage and disease tied to vaping. Perhaps most alarming: Most were teenagers and young adults. “The teenagers that we’ve seen have all pres...
02:00, 08/15/2019

The Vaping Congressman's Wife Has Flipped California Rep. Duncan Hunter is truly the worst: he’s a racist who has repeatedly defended war criminals, and lest we forget, VAPED ON THE FLOOR OF CONGRESS....
02:00, 06/14/2019

Trump Plans to Ban Most Vaping Flavors President Trump said the U.S. plans to pull most vaping products from the market, citing growing concerns about health hazards and rising use by teenagers of the trendy alternative to traditional cigarettes....
05:26, 09/12/2019

Factbox - What does vaping-related illness look like? U.S. health officials are investigating reports of some 450 cases of serious lung illnesses and at least six deaths linked to use of electronic cigarettes or vaping devices....
19:52, 09/12/2019

| Vaping-related illness sickens over 500 in US More than 500 people have been sickened in an outbreak of vaping-related illness in the United States, health authorities have said, as Los Angeles became the latest city to take steps to ban flavoured e-cigarettes....
17:39, 09/20/2019

What Might Be Causing the Vaping Illness [Updated] Over 200 people, many of them teens, have fallen ill with a respiratory condition that seems to be linked to vaping. Two people have died. Yesterday, the Washington Post reported that health officials are investigating one specific chemical from cann...
00:39, 09/07/2019

Vaping Moves From the Bathroom to the Classroom Middle-school and high-school students are becoming more daring in their use of electronic cigarettes, often vaping right under their teachers’ noses....
13:13, 08/20/2019

Is Vaping Making People Sick? The CDC recently announced that it’s found over 150 people with serious respiratory illnesses and a history of vaping. We don’t know yet whether vaping caused them to get sick, but an investigation is ongoing. Here’s what you need to know....
05:13, 08/23/2019

Vaping linked to lung injury (KARE) Children’s Minnesota is confirming four cases of severe lung injury linked to vaping by teenagers, marking the first time cases have been identified in Minnesota. Public health officials in Wisconsin issued alerts to the public in late J...
21:53, 08/13/2019

Teen vaping tied to marijuana use (Reuters Health) - Adolescents and young adults who have smoked e-cigarettes are more than three times more likely to move on to marijuana than youth who never try vaping, a research review study suggests....
01:13, 08/14/2019

BAT says none of its e-cigs linked to U.S. vaping illnesses as far as it knows British American Tobacco Plc, the maker of Vype and Vuse e-cigarettes, said as far as it knows, none of its products were involved in recent cases of vaping-related illnesses in the United States....
20:13, 09/20/2019

FDA releases anti-vaping ads to air on ESPN, MTV The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is releasing its first anti-vaping television ads Monday targeting teens as part of its “The Real Cost” Youth E-Cigarette Prevention Campaign. A statement said ads will run on ESPN, TeenNick, CW and ...
19:13, 07/23/2019

Indiana links its 1st death to vaping Indiana health officials say they've confirmed that a resident died from severe lung injury linked to vaping. (Sept. 6)        ...
04:00, 09/07/2019

A 7th person has died from vaping-related causes A California man has become the seventh person to die from a vaping-related illness in the United States as the nation's leading health agency activates emergency operations to better investigate the outbreak of lung injuries associated with e-cigare...
13:26, 09/18/2019

Factbox: What does vaping-related illness look like? U.S. health officials are investigating reports of 380 confirmed and probable cases of serious lung illnesses and at least six deaths linked to use of electronic cigarettes or vaping devices in 36 states and the U.S. Virgin Islands....
01:13, 09/13/2019

Third death under investigation for ties to vaping A third death is under investigation for ties to vaping as government scientists are still trying to get to the bottom of what is causing the illness, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention disclosed Friday....
00:39, 09/07/2019

Schools rethink vaping discipline HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) – Officials at schools across the United States have begun rethinking their approach to teen vaping, as statistics show a rise in suspensions and other disciplinary actions for students caught using e-cigarettes on school g...
06:52, 05/27/2019

The FDA has opened a criminal investigation into vaping The Food and Drug Administration opened a criminal investigation into the vaping supply chain earlier this summer, it has emerged. The Office of Criminal Investigations started the probe following reports of a vaping-related lung illness. The agency....
00:52, 09/20/2019

CDC warns against buying some vaping products The CDC is warning the public to stop buying e-cigarettes of the street or "further manipulate them in ways not intended by the manufacturer" as it investigates an outbreak of illness and death associated with vaping. (Sept. 18)    ...
09:26, 09/19/2019

Teen vaping on the rise in U.S, Canada More American and Canadian teens are vaping than ever before, according to a new study, and researchers say the availability of e-cigarettes with more nicotine may partly explain the trend....
02:26, 06/29/2019

Vaping May Have Killed Someone, Health Officials Say An investigation into respiratory illnesses connected to e-cigs by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention turned up the first known death this week....
01:13, 08/24/2019

FDA targets vaping ‘influencers’ over online promotions WASHINGTON — U.S. regulators moved to discipline vaping companies for inappropriately promoting their flavored nicotine formulas through so-called influencers on Facebook, Twitter and other social media sites. The Food and Drug Administration sent wa...
22:39, 06/07/2019

Vaping Illnesses Increase to 530 Probable Cases More than three-fourths of those sickened are male, health officials said, and half are under 25. Some of the illnesses are so severe that the C.D.C. says it expects more deaths....
19:39, 09/19/2019

Vaping Is Suspected in Severe Lung Illnesses U.S. health authorities are investigating the cases of 153 people, mostly teenagers and young adults, who developed severe lung illnesses after using electronic cigarettes, raising new questions about the health risks of the devices....
01:52, 08/23/2019

'The squad' goes on fact-free vaping rant On Wednesday, the House Subcommittee on Economic and Consumer Policy held the first of two hearings investigating the role of Juul, the country's largest e-cigarette company, in the alleged "epidemic" of youth vaping sweeping America's high schools....
02:26, 07/26/2019

Vaping impacts blood vessels, even without nicotine (Reuters Health) - Healthy young people show signs of impaired blood vessel function after just a few puffs of an electronic cigarette, even without nicotine, new research shows....
11:52, 08/21/2019

Teenage Vaping Rises Sharply Again This Year Preliminary figures from a national survey show that the prevalence of e-cigarette use among minors has doubled from 2017 through this year, despite national campaigns warning of the dangers....
01:26, 09/19/2019

Juul's app-connected e-cigarette keeps tabs on your vaping E-cigarette manufacturer Juul has come under fire for contributing to teen smoking rates. Recently, the company has been scrambling to demonstrate its products are aimed at adults, not teens. Its latest defense is an app-connected e-cigarette which r...
17:26, 08/05/2019

4 Your Health: CDC statistics on vaping-related illnesses (NBC News)- Federal health officials have revised the number of cases of vaping-related illnesses. According to the Centers for Disease Control, there are 380 confirmed and probable cases of severe lung illnesses linked to e-cigarettes in 36 states a...
05:13, 09/14/2019

Deaths Prompt Alert About Vaping Risks Federal authorities are urging people to stop using electronic smoking products while they probe the death of a third person from a vaping illness that researchers say may have affected 450 people around the U.S....
20:00, 09/07/2019

Vaping devices still available on Amazon, Flipkart after India ban Some vaping products were still listed on the Indian websites of Amazon.com Inc and Walmart's Flipkart on Thursday, while several other websites discontinued their sales a day after the government's nationwide ban....
12:39, 09/19/2019

Walmart to halt sales of vaping products Walmart announced Friday it will stop selling all e-cigarettes after health officials linked at least seven deaths and hundreds of illnesses to vaping products....
04:13, 09/21/2019

Three people have now died from lung disease after vaping Three people in the US have died and hundreds more have had severe lung conditions that are thought to be related to vaping – but officials are still unsure of the exact cause...
03:39, 09/07/2019

The number of vaping-related illnesses increased to 530, CDC says There have been 530 confirmed and probable cases of lung injury related to e-cigarettes as of September 17, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Thursday. That's 150 more than had been reported on September 11. There have been cases...
21:26, 09/19/2019

The Trump Administration takes aim at vaping and E-cigarettes The Trump Administration has now gotten involved after a surge of deaths and illnesses connected to vaping and e-cigarettes. The Trump Administration is now weighing in on the dangers of E-cigarettes and vaping. Many critics say the companies that ma...
09:26, 09/13/2019

Patient's death could be first in US linked to vaping, officials say Illinois case forms part of investigation into illnesses in teens or adults who had used e-cigarettesUS health officials are reporting what could be the country’s first death linked to vaping.The officials said on Friday that an adult patient in Illi...
20:39, 08/24/2019

More deaths expected from vaping lung illnesses, CDC says NBC — More deaths are expected from vaping-related lung illnesses, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Thursday. Seven patients have died so far from the illnesses: two in California, and one each in Indiana, Illinois, Kansas, M...
23:39, 09/19/2019

Missouri Man Becomes 8th Person to Die of Vaping-Related Illness in the U.S. (NEW YORK) — More than 500 people have been diagnosed with vaping-related breathing illnesses, but the cause remains unknown, U.S. health officials said Thursday. An eight death was also reported. Meanwhile, the Food and Drug Administration rev...
01:13, 09/20/2019

Vaping Illnesses Increase to 530 Probable Cases, C.D.C. Says More than three-fourths of those sickened are male, health officials said, and half are under 25. Some of the illnesses are so severe that the C.D.C. says it expects more deaths....
22:39, 09/19/2019

Let’s get something straight about the panic over vaping and lung health Vaping has been taking over headlines in recent weeks, and for all the worst reasons. The smoking alternative has been linked to lung issues in dozens of hospitalized patients and health officials are investigating what may be hundreds of related cas...
03:26, 08/31/2019

Don’t Use Bootleg or Street Vaping Products, C.D.C. Warns With more than 200 cases of respiratory illnesses possibly related to vaping, and no single culprit, public health experts are advising young people not to buy cannabis and other e-cigarette products off the street....
22:39, 08/30/2019

CDC identifies a death potentially linked to vaping The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has revealed that it identified 193 cases of severe lung illnesses, which are potentially linked to vaping. Further, the patient in one of those cases -- involving patients aged 17 to 38 and recorded....
15:39, 08/25/2019

What's leading to vaping-associated deaths and injuries, according to pulmonologists Health officials have reported six deaths and at least 450 cases of lung injury connected to vaping. Patients with vaping-associated lung injury display a wide array of respiratory symptoms, including coughing and chest pain. Doctors still don't k...
02:00, 09/14/2019

After six deaths in the US and bans around the world – is vaping safe? In Britain, e-cigarettes are seen as central to the fight against smoking, but many experts believe the evidence is contradictoryIn politically fractious times, vaping has achieved the impossible. It has morphed into a common enemy for those at oppos...
17:52, 09/15/2019

Los Angeles County reports vaping-related death Health authorities are investigating Los Angeles County’s first known death associated with vaping a marijuana product, and 10 other cases of lung injury have been reported that are potentially linked to cannabis vapes. (Sept. 6)   &...
04:00, 09/07/2019

More states targeting teen vaping by raising the buying age to 21 Virginia and Illinois have joined six other states, the District of Columbia and hundreds of municipalities in restricting the sale and use of tobacco to those 21 and older....
04:13, 07/02/2019

Vaping is risky. Do not do it if you care about your lungs | Thomas Eissenberg The best way to protect your lung health is to not smoke or vapeRecent reports of a cluster of lung diseases associated with electronic cigarette use have led many to start questioning the safety of “vaping”. In fact, vaping’s safety always has been ...
15:00, 09/05/2019

'Third vaping-related death' as experts warn against e-cigarettes Three people in the US have now died from severe lung disease that could be connected to vaping - as health officials urged people to stop using electronic cigarettes....
01:26, 09/07/2019

NYC protest held against teen vaping after CDC expresses concerns Protesters of teen vaping began to march Tuesday outside JUUL offices in New York City, days after a U.S. government agency announced it was looking into lung illnesses possibly associated with the practice....
22:39, 08/20/2019

‘Vaping illness’ is the scary new threat gripping smokers A Nassau County teen was vaping marijuana over the summer, when he started feeling queasy. But it wasn’t until two days later, while at the movie theater with his girlfriend, that his head started throbbing and he became intensely nauseous. “I knew s...
03:00, 09/05/2019

Social media ads for vaping must include nicotine warnings, FTC says The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) warned a handful of "e-liquid," or vape, companies that they -- and their social media influencers -- must follow the same advertising rules as everyone else. Specifically,....
08:13, 06/08/2019

Pennsylvania man in medically induced coma: Doctors 'know it's vaping' A Pennsylvania teenager was in a medically induced coma Wednesday because of a severe mysterious lung illness his parents — and doctors — suspect is the result of vaping....
02:39, 09/05/2019

Vaping May Have Caused an Illinois Patient to Die From a Respiratory Illness An Illinois resident who was hospitalized with a respiratory illness linked to vaping has died, according to the state’s public health officials. The Illinois Department of Public Health issued a statement Friday saying a person who had “...
22:00, 08/23/2019

Pennsylvania man in medically-induced coma: Doctors 'know it's vaping' A Pennsylvania teenager was in a medically-induced coma Wednesday because of a severe mysterious lung illness his parents — and doctors — suspect is the result of vaping....
17:39, 09/04/2019

4 Your Health: Severe lung disease linked to vaping Reports of severe lung disease linked to vaping continue to rise. According to the CDC, there are 153 possible cases reported in 16 states. No deaths have been reported, but some patients have required ongoing mechanical breathing assistance. The ill...
04:39, 08/23/2019

CDC warns against vaping until it figures out what’s making people sick Until the Center for Disease Control can figure out what's causing the mysterious lung illness associated with vaping, it's cautioning people against e-cigs. Last week, it launched a joint investigation with the Food and Drug Administration...
01:00, 09/07/2019

CDC warns against vaping after mysterious spike in lung illnesses Public health officials are warning against using e-cigarettes and other vaping products after a surge in mysterious respiratory illnesses that have been linked back to vaping....
11:39, 09/03/2019

Cases of Vaping-Related Illnesses Rise to 153 in 16 States The C.D.C. said serious respiratory problems were reported in the past two months, though it remained unclear whether vaping nicotine or THC, the high-inducing chemical in marijuana, was the cause....
01:00, 08/22/2019

More Than 150 People Have Reported Lung Diseases That May Be Linked to Vaping The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) are investigating a growing number of “severe” lung disease cases that appear to be related to vaping. The CDC first announced on Saturda...
03:26, 08/22/2019

Milwaukee officials urge people to stop vaping Milwaukee's city health department is urging residents to immediately stop using vaping products after 16 people were hospitalized this month with a severe lung disease. (Aug. 29)        ...
10:39, 08/30/2019

Colorado warns young people about vaping illnesses Colorado health officials say they have identified a second case of illness related to vaping products as a Colorado congresswoman proposes raising the age to purchase vaping products from 18 to 21. (Aug. 29)        ...
10:39, 08/30/2019

First Death Allegedly Linked to Vaping Reported in Illinois A spike in serious illnesses possibly related to vaping has been reported in several states in recent months. Now, health officials in Illinois say they have registered the first case of a patient dying after vaping....
02:13, 08/25/2019

Almost 150 People Have Reported Lung Diseases That May Be Linked to Vaping The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) are investigating a growing number of “severe” lung disease cases that appear to be related to vaping. The CDC first announced on Saturda...
20:26, 08/23/2019

BAT sees further growth in vaping, e-cigarette products this year British American Tobacco, the world's No. 2 tobacco company, on Wednesday forecast sales of vaping and e-cigarette products to accelerate in the second half of the year and announced plans to consolidate the business into fewer brands....
10:00, 06/12/2019

Vaping’s other problem: are e-cigarettes creating a recycling disaster? An estimated 55 million adults will be vaping by 2021, creating millions of devices that will be disposed of improperlyVaping has been declared a serious health epidemic, but it could also create a massive recycling disaster, according to researchers...
02:39, 08/28/2019

First US death possibly linked to vaping in Illinois: officials E-cigarettes could have claimed their first victim. A user in Illinois has died after being hospitalized with severe respiratory illness, following a vaping session, the Illinois Department of Public Health said Friday. The death comes amid an epidem...
22:39, 08/24/2019

Authorities: Man upset about vaping cracked brother’s skull LAPORTE, Ind. (AP) — Authorities say a man struck his 15-year-old brother in the head in northwestern Indiana because he was upset about the teen vaping indoors, causing a skull fracture that led to his death. The (Northwest Indiana) ...
17:00, 06/21/2019

Seizures after vaping? FDA investigating 127 reports of the neurological condition following e-cig use The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on Wednesday announced it is investigating 127 reports of seizures occurring after vaping or electronic cigarette use. ...
19:26, 08/08/2019

Parents of teen vaping victim demand regulation The parents of an 18-year-old who was recently hospitalized due to what doctors described as a "sudden and severe lung illness due to vaping" are demanding more regulations on the vaping industry. (Sept. 5)        ...
04:00, 09/06/2019

Vaping Sicknesses Rising: 153 Cases Reported in 16 States The C.D.C. said serious respiratory problems were reported in the past two months, though it remained unclear whether vaping nicotine or THC, the high-inducing chemical in marijuana, was the cause....
02:13, 08/22/2019

Dozens Of US Teens Hospitalised With Lung Disease After Vaping US health officials are investigating the cases of dozens of people, mainly teens, who were hospitalized with severe lung injuries in recent weeks after vaping, though the precise cause of their......
05:13, 08/16/2019

Government Issues Ordinance To Ban E-Cigarettes, Vaping Devices The Government today issued an ordinance to ban e-cigarettes, making the production, import, export, transport, sale or advertisements of such "alternative" smoking devices a cognizable offence......
15:39, 09/19/2019

CDC says teen vaping surges to more than 1 in 4 high school students More than one in four U.S. high school students use e-cigarettes, as teen vaping hits another record despite efforts to control it, federal data show....
22:39, 09/12/2019

NY vaping community fumes over Cuomo’s proposed flavored e-cig ban The state’s vape store owners protested Gov. Cuomo’s plan to ban flavored e-cigarettes on Tuesday saying the move will cut thousands of jobs and will force long-time smokers, who used vaping to kick their habit, back to traditional cigarettes. The Ne...
00:13, 09/18/2019

8th vaping-related death reported in U.S. as cases of illnesses top 500 The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said 530 confirmed and probable cases have been reported in 38 states and one U.S. territory, up from 380 a week ago....
06:26, 09/20/2019

Aurora Cannabis executive says he is 'very worried' about vaping situation in the US "In Canada, it's very different, and we're heavily regulated by Health Canada, which is a good thing," Executive Chairman Michael Singer says....
22:39, 09/12/2019

Seventh person dies from vaping-associated lung disease A California person has died from a vaping-associated lung disease that has now killed at least seven people and sickened nearly 400 people, California health officials announced Monday....
02:26, 09/18/2019

California man’s vaping-related death marks 7th in nation A California man has died of a severe lung illness linked to vaping, state health officials said this week. The vaping-related death marks the second in the state and the seventh in the nation in recent months. ...
07:14, 09/18/2019

Trump says FDA will ban flavored e-cigarettes to combat teen vaping Agency to develop guidelines to remove all flavors except tobacco from the market as authorities investigate breathing illnesses Donald Trump said Wednesday his administration will propose banning thousands of flavors used in e-cigarettes to combat a...
01:52, 09/12/2019

Indiana teen nearly dies from vaping habit of ‘100 times a day’ An Indiana teen who smoked his e-cigarette around 100 times each day says he nearly died from a vaping-related illness. Cooper Stevens, 16, said he constantly uses his Juul before he fell sick last month, news station ABC13 reported. “I had it ...
23:26, 09/11/2019

Trump proposes ban on all flavoured vaping products after six deaths Donald Trump has said his administration will propose banning thousands of flavoured e-cigarette products after six people died from vaping-related illnesses....
21:53, 09/11/2019

Inside the deadly vaping crisis that’s gripping the nation St. John’s University student Taylor Healey was puffing on an e-cigarette one night in February when she suddenly became violently ill. Healey, 21, said she’d taken between 25 and 35 puffs of a mint-flavored Juul pod while hanging out with frie...
05:01, 09/16/2019

Vitamin E oil thickeners explored as vaping lung disease cause Illicit THC vape cartridges being cut with a thickening agent such as Vitamin E oil may be the cause of the severe lung condition linked to vaping, some industry sources believe....
04:13, 09/11/2019

Market for Illicit Vaping Products Flourishes Online As concerns about the health hazards of vaping mount, a market for cannabis-vaping products and the tools to create counterfeits is thriving online on big tech platforms like Amazon and Facebook....
20:13, 09/20/2019

7th person has died from vaping-related lung illness By Erika Edwards A seventh person has died from a severe lung illness linked to vaping. The Tulare County Health and Human Services Agency in central California confirmed the death Monday. “With sadness, we report that there has been a death of...
18:13, 09/17/2019

Nicorette introduces new nicotine lozenges in bid to woo customers away from vaping Nicorette is launching its first major product innovation in 10 years, a coated ice mint lozenge. The brand was first approved to help people quit smoking in 1984....
17:00, 05/21/2019

4 Your Health: Dramatic increase in young adults vaping (NBC News)- Exercising may slow down the effects of Alzheimer’s disease in high-risk patients. Researchers compared the cognitive function and brain volume between two groups of older adults with memory issues. Those who did aerobic exercises s...
23:52, 09/17/2019

E-Cigarette Maker NJOY Changes Funding Plan After Vaping Ban E-cigarette maker NJOY Holdings has changed plans for its funding round after the Trump administration announced a plan to pull most vaping products from the market, said people familiar with the matter....
06:13, 09/14/2019

Vaping illness in US gives Canada pause as legal sales near The serious lung illness affecting hundreds of people in the US who vaped cannabis-based oil is giving Canadian health officials pause as that country prepares to allow the sale of vaping products in its legal marijuana market....
01:13, 09/14/2019

Vaping Bad: Were 2 Wisconsin Brothers the Walter Whites of THC Oils? As authorities work to understand the spate of vaping-related lung illnesses, a small-town drug bust offers a closer look at the vast black market for vaping supplies....
09:01, 09/15/2019

Vaping mom left in coma from mystery lung illness A Texas mom of three says that her vaping habit was to blame for a mysterious lung illness that left her in a coma. Sherie Canada of Abilene took to social media after a 24-day hospital stint to warn others that e-cigarettes “nearly killed̶...
00:13, 09/16/2019

What are the symptoms of vaping illness? Doctors warn about e-cigarettes NBC – Jake Wilson was relieved when his 25-year-old son Justin started vaping last year as a way to quit smoking. “I thought it was a great idea. I was so happy that he wasn’t smoking anymore. Now, there was this healthier vaping,” Wilson, who ...
05:13, 09/14/2019

Inside the vaping health crisis that’s gripping New York St. John’s University student Taylor Healey was puffing on an e-cigarette one night in February when she suddenly became violently ill. Healey, 21, said she’d taken between 25 and 35 puffs of a mint-flavored Juul pod while hanging out with frie...
16:26, 09/16/2019

California resident dies of vaping-related illness A California resident died Monday from a lung disease caused by vaping, local reports said. The Tulare County victim, who was not immediately identified, was more than 40 years old and suffered from other illnesses beside the vaping-related afflictio...
07:26, 09/17/2019

New Jersey expected to announce vaping restrictions within weeks Within weeks, New Jersey could become the latest state to restrict e-cigarette use, with the governor on Thursday launching a task force to find ways to curb vaping, linked by U.S. health officials to hundreds of respiratory illnesses and a half-doze...
01:13, 09/13/2019

‘I Wish We Had More Answers’: Health Officials Still Don’t Know Why 500 People Have Gotten Sick After Vaping More than 500 people have developed serious lung illnesses after vaping, and seven have died — but there’s still not a clear cause, federal health officials said on a call with reporters Thursday. “We at [the U.S. Centers for Diseas...
18:39, 09/19/2019

Stage 10: As it happened "La Vuelta a Espana 2019 - follow live text commentary on Stage 10 of La Vuelta as Primoz Roglic looks to put some serious time into Nairo Quintana in today\u0027s time trial to Pau."...
02:52, 09/04/2019

Brexit: What's happened and what's next? For the third time in two days, Prime Minister Boris Johnson suffered major defeats in his plans to take the UK out of the EU with or without a deal. DW takes a look at the current impasse and what will happen next....
18:39, 09/05/2019

Welp, This Happened Donald Trump has become the first sitting U.S. president to set foot in North Korea, in what is perhaps the most extreme headline-grabbing photo op of his reality television presidency....
18:52, 06/30/2019

Oh God Yoshi, What Happened!? Hello! This week we explore an amazing FPS level made in Mario Maker, escape from an angry raccoon, talk about WWE Superstars, ditch loot boxes, meet a mysterious Silent Hill 2 player and pray for Yoshi’s soul....
17:26, 08/10/2019

Vice Ventures wants to fund ‘bad’ industries like weed, booze, and vaping Vice Ventures is a VC fund that focuses on areas where investors have been less inclined to venture -- including weed, booze, gambling, and psychedelics.Read More...
08:13, 06/28/2019

More states are targeting teen vaping, but health advocates say it’s not enough to curb use Virginia and Illinois have joined six other states, the District of Columbia and hundreds of municipalities in implementing Tobacco 21 policies, which restrict the use of tobacco to those 21 and older....
04:13, 07/02/2019

Health officials investigating over 150 vaping-linked lung injuries The number of breathing illnesses linked to vaping is on the rise — with health officials investigating over 150 cases in 16 states, it was revealed Wednesday. The Food and Drug Administration has teamed up with the Centers for Disease Control ...
07:00, 08/22/2019

E-cigarette users warn Trump that the real culprit is THC vaping Many e-cigarette users are outraged at President Trump for proposing to ban flavored vaping liquids, saying he failed to address the real culprit for the rise in vaping-related illnesses: A rise in black-market products that combine THC, the psychoac...
17:13, 09/17/2019

A $1 tax rise on cigarettes increases vaping rates by almost 10 percent: study Taxes on traditional cigarettes may be driving smokers to try vaping. A $1 tax increase on traditional cigarettes reduces cigarette use by 1.9 percent overall and by 3.5 percent for daily smokers, says a new study distributed by the National Bureau o...
19:39, 07/02/2019

Possible vaping, severe lung illness link sparks CDC probe The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is investigating whether or not lung illnesses reported across multiple states are linked to vaping. ...
20:26, 08/19/2019

Seventh Person To Die From Vaping-Related Illness in U.S. Dies in California An individual in California has died from a vaping-related illness, bringing the total number of vaping-related deaths in the U.S. up to seven since the end of August. “With sadness, we report that there has been a death of a Tulare County resi...
19:13, 09/17/2019

Arizona reports cases of vaping-related respiratory illness PHOENIX (AP) — State health officials say three cases of vaping-related respiratory illness have been identified in Arizona, all in Maricopa County. The Department of Health Services said Tuesday the Arizona cases are part of an outbreak that has res...
23:52, 09/17/2019

CDC flags two new deaths from lung illness possibly tied to vaping U.S. health authorities on Friday said two Americans had died from lung illness that were possibly tied to vaping, bringing the total count of such deaths to three as officials probe whether a "cluster" of lung illnesses are linked to e-cigarette use...
21:26, 09/06/2019

Vaping suspected of causing serious lung damage in 8 Wisconsin teens The Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin said the teens were suffering from shortness of breath, fatigue, chest pains, cough and weight loss -- and had all reported vaping in the weeks and months prior to needing treatment....
20:52, 07/26/2019

Spirit Airlines passenger banned for life after vaping on flight A 30-year-old Spirit Airlines passenger on a flight from Detroit to New Orleans recently got himself banned for life after deciding to take a smoke break in the plane's bathroom....
09:00, 06/09/2019

States Rush to Limit Vaping, but Results Remain Uncertain Without knowing what has caused a spate of vaping-related illnesses, experts said it was unclear whether new state and local regulations could have much immediate effect....
07:13, 09/18/2019

Vaping linked to violence, property theft among teens in US: study Puffing could be the gateway to delinquency. Teens who vape are more likely to steal and commit violent crimes, according to a new study out of the University of Texas and San Antonio. The study, published this month in the Journal of Criminal Justic...
17:13, 05/29/2019

Nearly 100 People Have Reported Lung Diseases That May Be Linked to Vaping, and the CDC Is Getting Involved The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is investigating a growing number of “severe” lung disease cases that appear to be related to vaping. Since late June, according to the CDC, 94 people in 14 states have come down with se...
19:39, 08/19/2019

CDC investigates more than 150 cases of 'severe pulmonary disease' involving vaping Health officials warned Wednesday that “vaping” has led to more than 150 cases of “severe pulmonary disease” in 16 states as use of e-cigarette products continues to grow among adolescents and young adults. ...
20:13, 08/22/2019

Vaping-linked lung disease cases jump from 94 to 153 in 5 days, CDC says Enlarge / A person exhales vapor while using an electronic cigarette device in San Francisco, California on Monday, June 24, 2019. (credit: Getty | Bloomberg) Cases of severe lung disease linked to vaping rose from 94 to 153—a jump of over 60%—in ...
04:13, 08/23/2019

CDC activating Emergency Operations Center to aid vaping crisis investigations As U.S. health officials are investigating what might be causing hundreds of serious breathing illnesses in people who use e-cigarettes and other vaping devices, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has activated its Emergency Op...
10:26, 09/17/2019

Death toll from mysterious vaping-related illnesses rises A Kansas resident has died from the same, mysterious vaping-related illness that has suddenly cropped up across the country, officials said Tuesday. Kansas Department of Health and Environment confirmed that the unidentified vaping victim died in the...
19:26, 09/10/2019

First Death in a Spate of Vaping Sicknesses Reported by Health Officials An Illinois patient has died after suffering lung-related illnesses from vaping, although federal officials disclosed few details about the circumstances....
23:13, 08/23/2019

Teen in coma after developing severe lung disease from vaping A Pennsylvania teenager is in a medically induced coma for a severe lung illness caused by his vaping habit, his parents said. Kevin Boclair, 19, is connected to a heart/lung machine at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania where doctors sai...
02:52, 09/04/2019

CDC corrects number of vaping-linked lung illness cases The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on Thursday lowered the number of vaping-linked lung illness cases from 450 to 380 across 36 states. ...
23:39, 09/13/2019

Vaping-illness investigations turn to contaminants, counterfeits: report Enlarge / A man smokes an e-cigarette. (credit: Getty | Picture alliance) State and federal investigations into the puzzling burst of severe lung illnesses linked to e-cigarette use—aka vaping—are focusing in on black-market and counterfeit product...
05:52, 08/31/2019

EXPLAINER-One possible culprit in vaping lung illnesses: 'Dank Vapes' As U.S health officials scramble to identify the root cause of hundreds of severe lung illnesses tied to vaping, one possible culprit identified so far is a line of illicit marijuana vape products sold under the brand names "Dank Vapes" and "Chronic ...
15:52, 09/14/2019

U.S. CDC activates emergency operations center for vaping-related illnesses The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said on Monday it has activated its emergency operations center to coordinate the investigation into hundreds of cases of severe lung illnesses linked to e-cigarette use....
23:26, 09/16/2019

California governor acts to confront 'epidemic' of youth vaping California Governor Gavin Newsom on Monday ordered the launch of a $20 million statewide public awareness campaign to educate young people and parents about health risks associated with vaping of nicotine and cannabis products, which he called a "you...
23:26, 09/16/2019

Illinois reports death from lung illness linked to vaping A person in Illinois who vaped has died after being hospitalized with severe respiratory illness, the state's health authorities said on Friday, amid reports that dozens of people had been sickened with lung problems linked to vaping....
20:00, 08/23/2019

Sixth vaping-related death confirmed by Kansas officials A person over age 50, who already had a history of health ailments, visited the hospital with a quickly progressing lung disease associated with e-cigarette use before dying, according to Kansas health officials....
19:26, 09/10/2019

California governor acts to stem 'epidemic' of youth vaping California's governor on Monday ordered a public awareness campaign on health risks posed by a "youth epidemic" of vaping, but said he lacked authority to unilaterally ban flavored e-cigarettes that he said were deliberately marketed to children....
04:26, 09/17/2019

British American Tobacco cuts 2,300 jobs in shift towards vaping Firm aims to increase revenues from ‘potentially reduced-risk products’ to £5bnBritish American Tobacco (BAT) has announced plans to cut 2,300 jobs by 2020 in readiness for a shift towards non-tobacco products, a day after Donald Trump said he was co...
04:26, 09/13/2019

Bloomberg Takes on Vaping After Giving $1 Billion to Fight Tobacco New York’s former mayor has committed $160 million to ban flavored e-cigarettes amid a series of efforts designed to increase oversight of the industry....
01:26, 09/11/2019

Mysterious outbreak of vaping-related illnesses jumps to 530 cases US officials say there have been seven deaths from lung-related illnesses tied to the devices, with no sign outbreak is easingUS health officials said on Thursday there are now 530 confirmed and probable cases and seven deaths from severe lung-relate...
22:39, 09/19/2019

Mystery Lung Illness Linked To Vaping. Nearly 100 Cases Suspected In US State and federal health officials are investigating almost 100 cases of mysterious lung illnesses linked to vaping and e-cigarette use in 14 states, many of them involving teens and young adults. A......
10:52, 08/17/2019

| WATCH | Parents of teen vaping victim demand regulation The parents of an 18-year-old who was recently hospitalised due to what doctors described as a "sudden and severe lung illness due to vaping" are demanding more regulations on the vaping industry. WATCH NOW....
00:13, 09/07/2019

Vaping deaths ‘not surprising’: black-market weed insider As vaping illness grips the nation — claiming lives, confounding doctors and causing New York to ban flavored e-cigarettes for 90 days — cannabis insiders are only shocked by one thing: how long the crisis took to surface. “The community was ki...
10:52, 09/19/2019

People Urged to Stop Vaping Following More Deaths, Hundreds of Illnesses Federal health authorities are urging people to stop using electronic smoking products while they investigate the death of a third person from a mysterious vaping illness that researchers say may have affected 450 people around the U.S....
04:52, 09/07/2019

U.S. cases of vaping-related illness rise to 530 as outbreak widens U.S. health officials said on Thursday there are now 530 confirmed and probable cases and seven deaths from severe lung-related illnesses tied to vaping, and there are no signs that the outbreak is easing....
21:26, 09/19/2019

Death toll from mysterious vaping-related illnesses rises to five The death toll from a mysterious vaping illness has now risen to five, the Los Angeles Times reported. The sickness linked to vaping, which includes symptoms like chest pain, shortness of breath and vomiting, has sprung up in 450 cases across the cou...
16:13, 09/07/2019

Survey logs big one-year jump in nicotine vaping among 8th-graders The rate of nicotine vaping among 8th-graders in the U.S. nearly doubled in the past year and the rate among 12th-graders jumped by 22%, according to a new survey released Wednesday...
09:00, 09/19/2019

Walmart To Stop Sale Of E-Cigarettes In US Amid Crackdown On Vaping Walmart Inc told its staff on Friday the retailer was discontinuing the sale of e-cigarettes and electronic nicotine delivery products at its US stores. In an internal memo seen by Reuters, Walmart......
07:13, 09/21/2019

Tests link vitamin E in vaping products to lung illnesses across U.S. State and federal health officials found an oil-extract from vitamin E, called vitamin E acetate, may have played a role in respiratory problems reported by people who use marijuana and nicotine vape cartridges....
00:13, 09/06/2019

Teen vaping of nicotine jumped again this year, survey finds NEW YORK (AP) — A greater share of U.S. teens are vaping nicotine e-cigarettes. About 25% of high school seniors surveyed this year said they vaped nicotine in the previous month, up from about 21% the year before. The University of Michigan study wa...
01:26, 09/19/2019

Canadian health officials on alert after reports of vaping illnesses in the U.S. Maryse Durette, a spokeswoman for the two agencies, says Canadian health officials have not yet seen evidence of similar pulmonary illness clusters occurring in Canada....
06:39, 08/29/2019

U.S. doctors' group says just stop vaping as deaths, illnesses rise The American Medical Association on Monday urged Americans to stop using electronic cigarettes of any sort until scientists have a better handle on the cause of 450 lung illnesses and at least five deaths related to the use of the products....
05:26, 09/10/2019

Philip Morris and Altria in Talks to Merge in Bid for Vaping Market Investors have long speculated that the tobacco companies would reunite, given mounting pressure from declining cigarette sales and the need for other sources of revenue....
06:13, 08/28/2019

#StopJuuling trends on TikTok to mock vaping health crisis Vaping teens are inundating a popular video app with posts mocking recent health warnings about e-cigarettes. Dozens of videos are trending on the app TikTok under the hashtag #StopJuuling, but not because teens are trying to get ahead of the health ...
05:39, 09/11/2019

| WATCH | India bans e-cigarettes due to worldwide vaping backlash India has announced a ban on the sale of electronic cigarettes, as a backlash gathers pace worldwide about a technology promoted as less harmful than smoking tobacco....
16:13, 09/18/2019

Flipkart, Amazon, others rush to pull vaping devices after India ban Amazon.com, Walmart-owned Flipkart and other e-commerce portals in India scrambled on Thursday to pull listings of vaping products a day after the federal government imposed a nationwide ban on electronic cigarettes....
21:26, 09/19/2019

Trump Plans To Ban Vaping In US As 450 Cases Of Lung Disease Emerge Trump administration officials, alarmed by new data showing a huge jump in vaping by young people, said they are moving to ban most flavored e-cigarettes, a major development that could result in......
11:39, 09/12/2019

CDC, FDA report 215 cases of respiratory illness possibly tied to vaping U.S. public health officials on Friday reported a rise in the number of cases of respiratory illness possibly related to the use of e-cigarettes from across 25 states....
17:52, 08/30/2019

Sen. Durbin to acting FDA chief: Take 'decisive' action on vaping or resign Senate Minority Whip Dick Durbin warned acting FDA Commissioner Ned Sharpless to take "decisive action" to curb teen vaping, such as banning flavors, or resign....
05:39, 09/07/2019

CDC's case count of vaping-related lung illnesses went down, but not for reasons you might think The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced Thursday there are 380 confirmed and probable cases of lung disease associated with vaping across 36 states and the US Virgin Islands. Six deaths have been confirmed in six states: Californi...
09:52, 09/14/2019

US moves to ban flavored e-cigarettes amid spike in youth vaping The Trump administration will ban flavored e-cigarettes. It comes in response to a surge in youth vaping and health concern following a handful of mysterious deaths and hundreds of lung illnesses linked to the product....
02:26, 09/12/2019

Explainer: One possible culprit in vaping lung illnesses - 'Dank Vapes' As U.S health officials scramble to identify the root cause of hundreds of severe lung illnesses tied to vaping, one possible culprit identified so far is a line of illicit marijuana vape products sold under the brand names "Dank Vapes" and "Chronic ...
02:00, 09/14/2019

First known Canadian case of vaping-related illness reported in London, Ont. A release from the MLHU says the youth "has been diagnosed with severe respiratory illness that has been linked to the individual’s use of vaping products."...
04:00, 09/19/2019

Beat a Big Ten team *and* get $1,000,000? Yep, that happened From the mayhem on the college football field to the latest drama in the NFL, this is everything you need from the week in sports.       ...
17:00, 09/15/2019

Use Your Calendar to Record What Actually Happened I spent four years working as an executive assistant, and one of my responsibilities was to make sure my boss’s calendar was 100 percent accurate. This meant ensuring that new meetings, deadlines, and tasks were added to the calendar as they were sch...
22:13, 06/28/2019

Here's What Could've Happened in an X-Men vs. Fantastic Four Movie Earlier this decade, as Marvel Studios was building toward its own mega-movie crossover, Fox was doing the same thing. A new report claims the studio hired writers and even courted a director to make an X-Men vs. Fantastic Four crossover movie, and n...
02:39, 06/08/2019

Hey, What Happened to Wayne Messam? There are a lot of candidates still somehow running to be the Democratic nominee for president in 2020. One of them is Miramar, FL, Mayor Wayne Messam. But hey, where’s he been??...
03:26, 08/07/2019

Whatever happened to Kirkland Laing? Once upon a time, boxing writer Ian Probert got to know Kirkland Laing as well as almost anyone got to know Kirkland Laing. They would meet several times over the next few years, share spliffs and sink plenty of beer before Laing disappeared from vie...
14:00, 06/20/2019

What Happened to Urban Dictionary? The crowdsourced dictionary once felt like a pioneering tool of the early internet era. Now in its 20th year, it has become something much more inhospitable....
03:52, 09/12/2019

What Happened At Pocono, And Why It Needs To Change On Sunday, August 18, yet another bad crash at Pocono Raceway on the very first lap of the IndyCar race involved five cars, caused a lengthy red flag, and saw one driver taken to the hospital to inspect a non-fatal injury. Let’s break down what happe...
19:13, 08/19/2019

What Happened To The Nissan Pathfinder? I’ll admit I’m not the first person to think about the Nissan Pathfinder all day. I’m more of a “check the used-car sites to see if Lotus Elise prices are holding” type, and the Pathfinder doesn’t necessarily scream “Think about me, you absolute dunc...
23:26, 09/17/2019

I was taken into care at two years old – what really happened? The aftershocks of growing up poor affect me every day. I set out to solve the puzzle of my early yearsWhen I was a few months old, my father came to see me. We met up in a cafe in Aberdeen. It was winter. My mum often described the scene, how I was ...
12:26, 05/04/2019

Here’s what might have happened if the X-Men were in ‘Avengers: Endgame’ Now that Disney owns Fox, and thus has control of the X-Men and Fantastic Four characters once again, it’s only a matter of time before we see those characters join the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Sadly, all those legendary comic book creations ...
03:13, 08/16/2019

D-Day: What happened during the Normandy landings? Donald Trump is set to join Queen Elizabeth II and 15 other heads of state in the British city of Portsmouth Wednesday to commemorate the 75th anniversary of D-Day; the largest joint military operation ever undertaken....
16:39, 06/05/2019

What happened when I met my Islamophobic troll In 2017, I started getting regular messages from an anonymous Twitter user telling me my religion was ‘evil’. Eventually I responded – and he agreed to meet face to face. By Hussein KesvaniIn 2017, I started to receive messages from a Twitter user wh...
10:52, 05/23/2019

What Happened To All The Interesting Refs? One of the nerdier things a basketball fan can do at 9 a.m. Eastern Weirdo Time is to go to the NBA website and glom onto the identities of the officials who will work whatever game interests you True, NBA ref nerddom is an exceedingly small subset o...
00:39, 05/31/2019

Beechwood: 'I can't believe the evil that happened there' A victim of the regime at a notorious children's home has come forward to tell her story - one of hundreds of accounts of abuse heard by a national inquiry....
03:00, 06/18/2019

The First Crime In Space May Have Happened It’s possible that the first crime committed in space has happened. The New York Times reported that astronaut Lt Col. Anne McClain has been accused of hacked into her estranged wife’s bank account while aboard the International Space Station....
15:13, 08/26/2019

San Francisco becomes first major city to ban e-cigarette sales to curb teen vaping The measure has been criticized by e-cigarette makers and some public health officials who question whether there’s any real benefit while cigarettes are still widely sold....
22:00, 06/26/2019

Indiana man allegedly kills teen brother over vaping indoors: report An Indiana man was charged in the death of his 15-year-old brother after he allegedly punched him in the side of his head for vaping indoors, according to a local report....
01:39, 06/22/2019

Senator Mitt Romney Says FDA Should Consider Recalling E-Cigarettes in Wake of Vaping Deaths Senator Mitt Romney of Utah has called on the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to consider recalling e-cigarettes in the wake of at least six deaths by people who used vaping products. Over 450 people in 33 states have fallen ill after vaping and S...
18:00, 09/11/2019

4 Your Health: E-cig marketing increased young adults likelihood of vaping by 30 percent New research suggests the popularity of e-cigarettes among teens and young adults has been fueled by unregulated advertising of the devices. A new study from the University of Texas found teens who recalled store-based e-cigarette ads were twice as l...
23:13, 08/26/2019

Congress threatens to subpoena Juul, saying vaping company isn't cooperating with probe The House subcommittee that oversees consumer product investigations launched its a probe of Juul in June. Subcommittee chairman Rep. Raja Krishnamoorthi, D-Ill., said Juul has not fully complied with the panel's request....
14:13, 09/18/2019

Doctors say vaping may have caused severe lung damage in eight Wisconsin teens The teens were hospitalized with extreme coughs, significant shortness of breath and fatigue. Some had lost weight from vomiting and diarrhea.        ...
03:00, 07/26/2019

Vaping Could Make It Harder For Your Body to Fight the Flu, Preliminary Research Suggests Anyone who’s regularly smoked knows that colds and flus can hit them harder than they would a non-smoker. But people who vape could be in for the same sort of trouble, according to some new (and very preliminary) research out today. It suggests that ...
04:52, 05/21/2019

CDC flags one death and nearly 200 cases of lung illnesses in U.S., possibly tied to vaping The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said on Friday it had identified 193 potential cases of severe lung illness tied to vaping in 22 states as of Aug. 22, including one adult in Illinois who died after being hospitalized....
05:26, 08/25/2019

Gov. Cuomo bans flavored e-cigarettes in New York after vaping illnesses, deaths Gov. Andrew Cuomo banned flavored e-cigarettes in New York with an executive order amid growing investigation into mysterious vaping-related illnesses        ...
07:52, 09/16/2019

Dozens of People in Multiple States Have Lung Disease Linked to Vaping, and No One Knows Why The number of people afflicted and hospitalized with serious lung disease connected to vaping continues to grow. This week, multiple states reported similar cases, and the toll of confirmed and possible victims has climbed into the dozens. Right now,...
20:52, 08/16/2019

Vaping-related lung injury cases reach 530 as investigations of cause ramp up The number of cases of lung injuries confirmed as or judged as probably associated with vaping both nicotine and THC have jumped from 380 to 530 as of Sept. 17, the the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported Thursday....
18:39, 09/19/2019

Congressional Democrats threaten to subpoena vaping company Juul over documents Congressional Democrats on Wednesday threatened to subpoena Juul Labs if the e-cigarette maker does not provide documents relating to its products and marketing practices, as a House panel looks into whether the company deliberately targeted children...
17:00, 09/18/2019

India bans e-cigarettes as global backlash at vaping gathers pace India banned the sale of electronic cigarettes on Wednesday and warned of an "epidemic" among young people, in the latest and potentially biggest move globally against vaping over growing health concerns....
18:52, 09/18/2019

FDA opens criminal probe of vaping deaths as health officials search for cause The FDA's Office of Criminal Investigations opened a probe "shortly after" people started falling ill, Mitch Zeller, director of the FDA's Center for Tobacco Products, told reporters on a call Thursday....
20:00, 09/19/2019

Canadian Teenager Diagnosed With ‘Severe Respiratory Illness’ Linked to Vaping A Canadian teenager has been diagnosed with “severe respiratory illness” linked to use of vaping products, health officials in Ontario, Canada, confirmed Wednesday. “As far as we are aware this is the first case of vaping related il...
03:13, 09/19/2019

CBS, WarnerMedia, Viacom to stop running e-cigarettes ads after vaping illnesses, deaths CBS, Viacom and WarnerMedia will stop running ads for e-cigarettes and products like Juul following concerns over vaping illnesses and deaths.       ...
08:39, 09/19/2019

Vaping companies facing European opposition to higher nicotine level A push by makers of electronic cigarettes to raise nicotine levels in the European Union towards their far higher American levels is running into opposition, a senior executive at U.S. market leader Juul said on Tuesday....
16:39, 05/07/2019

US health officials investigating 215 possible cases of severe lung disease associated with vaping U.S. health officials are investigating 215 possible cases of severe lung disease associated with vaping across 25 states, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Food and Drug Administration said in a statement Friday....
20:39, 08/30/2019

Flipkart, Amazon, Others Rush To Pull Vaping Devices Post E-Cigarette Ban Amazon.com, Walmart-owned Flipkart and other e-commerce portals in the country scrambled on Thursday to pull listings of vaping products a day after the government imposed a nationwide ban on......
14:13, 09/19/2019

Commentary: Convenience store group CEO says teen vaping would get worse under FDA plan The flawed assumption in the FDA's proposal is that young people primarily get e-cigarettes from convenience stores. Research shows it's just not true....
13:26, 07/08/2019

Republican, Democratic lawmakers launch caucus to 'End the Youth Vaping Epidemic' A bipartisan group of U.S. lawmakers said on Thursday they are forming a caucus to combat the "epidemic" of youth vaping, as cases of lung illness tied to vaping have risen and President Donald Trump has pushed for a ban on flavored e-cigarettes....
00:52, 09/20/2019

Vaping-linked lung disease cases jump from 94 to 153 in 5 days, CDC says [Updated] Enlarge / A person exhales vapor while using an electronic cigarette device in San Francisco, California on Monday, June 24, 2019. (credit: Getty | Bloomberg) Cases of severe lung disease linked to vaping rose from 94 to 153—a jump of over 60%—in...
02:26, 08/24/2019

CDC flags one death and nearly 200 cases of lung illnesses in U.S, possibly tied to vaping The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said on Friday it had identified 193 potential cases of severe lung illness tied to vaping in 22 states as of Aug. 22, including one adult in Illinois who died after being hospitalized....
02:00, 08/24/2019

Teens in Wisconsin Are Being Diagnosed With Severe Lung Damage That May Be Linked to Vaping Health officials in Wisconsin are looking into a scary-sounding cluster of cases that could be linked to vaping. Doctors in the state have reported eight cases of teenagers with similar lung damage and symptoms to the Wisconsin Department of Health S...
22:53, 07/26/2019

Walmart to stop selling e-cigarettes amid vaping-related deaths Corporate giant Walmart announced Friday that it will discontinue all sales of e-cigarettes, also called electronic nicotine delivery systems by the Food and Drug Administration, once its current inventory is sold....
06:27, 09/21/2019

Teen vaping surge: 25% of 12th graders report recent use, 11% daily use Enlarge (credit: Getty | Justin Sullivan ) Preliminary data from two long-standing nationwide surveys reveals a sustained surge in e-cigarette use—aka vaping—by teens over the last two years. About 25% of 12th graders in 2019 reported using nicotin...
23:13, 09/20/2019

'In desperate need of facts.' FDA launches criminal probe as vaping illnesses jump to 530 The FDA is investigating the recent spike in vaping-related illnesses as the number of confirmed cases jumps to 530, CDC says        ...
19:39, 09/19/2019

U.S. scientists join effort to solve mysterious vaping-related illnesses The U.S. investigation into hundreds of cases of life-threatening lung illnesses related to vaping has turned up a curious abnormality: Many of the victims had pockets of oil clogging up cells responsible for removing impurities in the lungs....
17:39, 09/20/2019

South Korea's health ministry advises public to refrain from vaping South Korea has advised the public to refrain from using liquid e-cigarettes, also known as vaping, due to vaping-related illnesses emerging in the United States, its health ministry said on Friday....
12:52, 09/20/2019

Romney, Merkley introduce bill that would tax vaping industry and ban flavored e-cigarettes The bill would ban e-cigarette flavors other than tobacco and apply existing cigarette taxes to e-cigarettes, among other measures aimed at curbing teen vaping....
04:26, 09/20/2019

Vaping linked to 94 mysterious cases of severe lung disease in 14 states Enlarge / A person smokes a Juul Labs Inc. e-cigarette. (credit: Getty | Bloomberg) The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced Saturday that it’s investigating a puzzling burst of severe lung-disease cases linked to e-cigarette produc...
22:26, 08/19/2019

Lawmakers blast Juul over the company's role in teen vaping 'epidemic' The House Committee on Oversight and Reform's Economic and Consumer Policy subcommittee is examining Juul's marketing and health claims in a two-part hearing on Wednesday and Thursday titled "Examining Juul's Role in the Youth Nicotine...
19:26, 07/24/2019

People are vaping THC. Lung injuries being reported nationwide. Why is the CDC staying quiet? CDC, the FDA and state health agencies say they are completing the painstaking work of tracing common factors that may have triggered the lung issues.        ...
16:13, 08/28/2019

Robert Johnson: I was pitched by vaping startups about 5 years ago, but I passed on investing Despite showing strong business models at the time, the entrepreneur and media mogul says he's glad he decided against putting money into e-cigarette companies....
22:39, 09/12/2019

Pick up a joint instead: Vaping illnesses highlight flawed marijuana regulations People are dying from vaping-related lung illnesses. And it's highlighting a growing concern: There's no federal regulation of marijuana products        ...
00:26, 09/14/2019

A 6th person has died from a vaping-related lung illness, this time in Kansas A 50-year-old Kansan is the sixth person nationally to die of vaping-related lung illness, according to state health authorities.        ...
17:39, 09/11/2019

From removing doors to checking sleeves, U.S. schools seek to snuff out vaping Students caught vaping in school can expect a lot more than a warning or detention in one North Texas district starting this fall. They will be forced to attend a special, isolated disciplinary school for a month....
16:52, 09/11/2019

Deadly Vaping Illness Could be Related to Vitamin E, New York Health Officials Say The number of people stricken by acute lung disease linked to e-cigarettes continues to grow, with nearly 500 suspected cases reported across the U.S. as of this week, along with two more deaths in Oregon and Indiana. But while the Centers for Diseas...
05:13, 09/07/2019

U.S. cuts vaping-related illness total under refined case definition U.S. health officials on Thursday cut the number of lung illnesses linked to e-cigarettes and vaping products under investigation to 380 as states began assessing patients based on a narrower case definition issued late last month by the Centers for ...
01:13, 09/13/2019

Trump takes aim at teen vaping, proposes ban on non-tobacco flavored e-cigarettes  In an effort to curb teen vaping, President Donald Trump Wednesday said his administration is looking into a ban on all non-tobacco flavored e-cigarette products. ...
21:00, 09/11/2019

Daily on Healthcare: Mystery illness prompts calls for vaping crackdown Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00 an issue!...
21:26, 09/11/2019

Health Canada warns vaping carries risk of pulmonary illness The federal agency is advising vaporizer users to watch out for symptoms of pulmonary illness, such as coughing, shortness of breath and chest pain, nausea, vomiting and diarrhea....
02:13, 09/07/2019

The Trump administration plans to ban flavored e-cigs to curb teen vaping The Trump administration announced today that it may ban the sale of most flavored e-cigarettes in an attempt to curb teen vaping, The New York Times reports. In a press release, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) shared that the FDA p...
22:52, 09/11/2019

Cases of Vaping-Related Lung Illness Surge, Health Officials Say Indiana announced a third death linked to the illness on Friday, Minnesota a fourth and California a fifth. State and federal health officials are working urgently to understand the causes....
01:52, 09/07/2019

Sen. Durbin blasts FDA on Juul. Says agency 'has no intention' of curbing teen vaping Senate Minority Whip Dick Durbin in a scathing letter to Acting Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Ned Sharpless said he feels Sharpless has "no intention" of tackling what his predecessor Scott Gottlieb labeled an "epidemic" of teen vaping....
18:52, 05/30/2019

Pick up a joint instead, doc says: Vaping illnesses highlight flawed marijuana regulations People are dying from vaping-related lung illnesses. And it's highlighting a growing concern: There's no federal regulation of marijuana products        ...
21:52, 09/13/2019

Michigan becomes first state to ban flavored electronic cigarettes, cites dangers of vaping Gov. Gretchen Whitmer said the move bans online and retail sales of sweet, fruity, minty flavored products, but does not apply to tobacco flavors.        ...
20:26, 09/04/2019

US health officials urge people to stop vaping as third death reported Officials are investigating more than 450 possible cases of a severe breathing illness among otherwise ‘healthy young people’US health officials warned people not to vape until they determine the cause of a severe respiratory illness, which has kille...
23:00, 09/06/2019

Michigan will be first state to ban flavored electronic cigarettes, cites dangers of vaping Gov. Gretchen Whitmer said the state will ban online and retail sales of sweet, fruity, minty flavored products, but the restriction does not apply to tobacco flavors.        ...
22:13, 09/04/2019

CDC narrows investigation of mysterious vaping-related lung disease to 380 cases The investigation of a mysterious lung disease that has killed at least six people has narrowed to 380 "probable" and "confirmed" cases, the CDC said Thursday....
03:52, 09/13/2019

Utah teen was left in coma after developing lung disease from vaping Doctors found that she had acute eosinophilic pneumonia -- a rare disease caused by a build-up of white blood cells in the lungs in response to inflammation....
02:13, 08/31/2019

Canadian health officials monitoring reports of U.S. vaping linked illnesses There have been at least 450 possible cases, including five deaths, identified in the U.S. this year and many said they had been vaping THC, the chemical that gives marijuana its high....
09:13, 09/09/2019

Vaping companies reprimanded for violating tobacco ad rules on Facebook, Instagram The FDA and FTC issued warning letters to four e-cigarette companies for allegedly used influencers to advertise their products on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter who failed to include required warnings that e-cigarettes contain nicotine....
20:00, 06/07/2019

CDC refines definition of vaping-linked illnesses, lowers case count Enlarge / A man smokes an e-cigarette. (credit: Getty | Picture alliance) The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has updated and revised the national tally of illnesses linked to the use of e-cigarettes, aka vaping, dropping the count from ...
01:39, 09/14/2019

Vaping harms the brain and companies shouldn't pay influencers to promote it, FDA says The Food and Drug Administration sent warnings Friday to companies that used paid social media influencers to promote nicotine solutions.       ...
00:00, 06/08/2019

Utah teen left in coma after developing lung disease from vaping Doctors found that she had acute eosinophilic pneumonia -- a rare disease caused by a build-up of white blood cells in the lungs in response to inflammation....
19:00, 08/30/2019

FDA bashes Juul for illegally marketing vaping products as less harmful than cigarettes The agency said it acted after reviewing testimony from a recent investigation by a House Committee on Oversight and Reform subcommittee into Juul’s marketing and promotion practices....
20:39, 09/09/2019

Juul Will Require ID Scans in Latest Attempt at Curbing Teen Vaping In its latest bid to keep the kids from vaping, Juul announced today that retailers will soon have to scan IDs for anyone trying to purchase a Juul e-cigarette....
09:00, 08/30/2019

Nebraska School District Will Test Students for Nicotine Over Vaping Worries The new policy reflected growing concerns about the public health threat of e-cigarettes. “We are really wanting this to be a preventive, proactive measure,” the superintendent said....
23:52, 06/17/2019

Connecticut says 11 people have been hospitalized due to severe lung injury linked to vaping Connecticut state public health officials joined the call for consumers to stop using electronic cigarettes after 11 people in the state have fallen ill with a serious respiratory disease after vaping.ng....
17:26, 09/13/2019

This Ball Was Called In Then Out Then In John Isner had his second match point over Jordan Thompson, at 6-5 in the third-set tiebreak of their Rogers Cup match, when a Thompson forehand landed somewhere near the left sideline, well out of Isner’s reach. There was no call from the linespeopl...
02:39, 08/07/2019

VW's EV crossover for U.S. will be called ID4 The first of at least three battery-electric vehicles for the U.S. from Volkswagen will be a compact crossover with a new name and more traditional, three-box styling than the highly arched ID Crozz concept, on which it's based. It arrives next sprin...
01:52, 09/11/2019

Sam Smith wants to be called 'they' instead of 'he' Singer Sam Smith has announced he wants to be referred to as "they" rather than "he", six months after revealing he doesn't identify as male or female....
00:52, 09/14/2019

It Should Always Be Called 'Jizz' An old and possibly racist saying states that Eskimos have over 50 words for “snow.” American English has at least as many words for ejaculate, most of which are gross. It seems like now is the time to set the record straight. There should be only on...
22:52, 05/31/2019

What Happened After P.G. Wodehouse Was Captured During World War II The beloved British humorist — the creator of Wooster and Jeeves — was arrested by the Germans in 1940 and spent the remainder of the war in custody. Here’s how his story unspooled in The Times....
12:26, 06/04/2019

Manchester United 0-1 Arsenal: WSL – as it happened Both sides spurned chances to score in a lively encounter before the champions grabbed a late winner through substitute Daniëlle van de Donk 10.01pm BST I’ll leave you with Suzanne’s report from Leigh. Thanks for joining me, and goodnight. Related: A...
12:26, 09/17/2019

Well, now we know what happened to that other Disney+ Muppets show Just a few weeks back, there were not one, but two new series featuring the Muppets in the works at Disney+—a development that was somewhat confusing. In addition to a scripted series produced and written by Frozen’s Josh Gad (he’s the snowman guy), ...
18:13, 09/10/2019

What happened when my flight was invaded by ants Little did I know that after tweeting about my nine-hour saga the story would go viral around the world and I would find myself embroiled in a freedom of press issue“That’s odd,” I thought when a large, fat ant strolled across my pillow as the plane ...
10:26, 07/02/2019

Whatever happened to author Dorothy West? Writing alongside Zora Neale Hurston and Langston Hughes, West was the last surviving member of the Harlem Renaissance. Diana Evans asks: why were her books overlooked for so long?Little sister” to Zora Neale Hurston. “The Kid” and would-be wife of L...
22:26, 08/16/2019

Tiger had a messy start to the PGA. Here's how it happened Maybe there was some rust having taken so much time off since his Masters win. But Tiger struggled Thursday at Bethpage Black and is way back of leader Brooks Koepka....
20:00, 05/16/2019

What Do We Think Happened In Right Field On This Bunt Home Run? Okay, yes, I know the answer to the question posed in this headline, but I’m not going to tell you what it is until you watch this clip from a minor-league baseball game and formulate your own theory:...
22:13, 08/21/2019

Everything that happened on Huawei’s Wednesday from hell Huawei is having a horrible week, and it’s only Wednesday. Last Thursday, the Trump Administration placed the Chinese technology conglomerate on an Entity List, preventing US companies from doing business with it. And now we’re seeing Europe-based co...
23:52, 05/22/2019

I planned to kill myself at 27 – now I’m 28. Here’s what happened | Ben Smoke I used to think my bipolar disorder meant I had to suffer, like the ‘tortured geniuses’ Kurt Cobain and Van GoghWhen I was 21 I tried to kill myself. It was the evening of the 26 November 2012, at 5:52pm. I remember looking at the clock, aiming for 6...
16:26, 05/15/2019

How Argentina's nationwide blackout happened Blackouts that affect an entire country are incredibly rare. So how did it happen in Argentina? DW examines what occurred in the South American country....
15:26, 06/17/2019

IFA 2019 news, reviews and everything that happened It's now day three of IFA, and multiple brands are currently spewing out all manner of announcements about the latest tech we can expect. It's also the first 'official' day of the show, which means the general public can get in......
19:52, 09/06/2019

Ones that got away: posters for films that never happened – in pictures Designer Fernando Reza has created a set of imaginary posters for films that couldn’t make it past pre-production, from Tim Burton’s Superman Lives to Alfred Hitchcock’s Kaleidoscope. Each print can be purchased and arrives with a fake movie ticket C...
08:39, 08/30/2019

| As it happened: SA secure 2nd win with Sri Lanka thrashing A recap of the scoring and interactive commentary on the Cricket World Cup match between South Africa and Sri Lanka from the Riverside Ground in Durham....
20:26, 06/28/2019

Huawei Mate 30 launch: as it happened The Huawei Mate 30 Pro launch event gave us more than just a single smartphone. In fact we got four smartphones, the Huawei Watch GT 2 and even a TV.It was the Huawei Mate 30 and Mate 30 Pro which were the headline announcements though, with the latt...
17:39, 09/19/2019

Crude Oil Sheds 3.2%: Two Ways to Look at What Happened A curious thing happened to crude oil prices on Wednesday (Aug. 8). The market tanked 3.2%, but that's not unusual; the curiosity is in crude's fundamentals, which were said to have sent prices lower....
17:26, 05/01/2019

Who Won and What Happened at the 2019 Tony Awards “Hadestown” won eight prizes, including best musical. And Ali Stroker became the first wheelchair user to receive a Tony, for her role in “Oklahoma!”...
16:52, 06/10/2019

The Warm-Up: What happened to our beloved Deadline Day? "Ben Snowball longs for the summer of 2014 after another hopeless Deadline Day. Plus: Manchester United had a great window, the worst announcement video of all time and… hang on, who cares? THE PREMIER LEAGUE IS BACK!"...
16:26, 08/09/2019

Everything that happened over the weekend with the US-China trade war Tensions stemming from the U.S.-China trade war escalated sharply over the last few days, with much happening as Asian markets were shut down for the weekend....
04:52, 08/26/2019

Here’s what happened in the impact crater the day it did in the dinos Enlarge / This is "Liftboat Myrtle," which housed the drilling operation into Chicxulub Crater. (credit: Jackson School of Geosciences, The University of Texas at Austin) Geology is a big science. The Earth is a large enough place today, but when y...
16:13, 09/15/2019