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Utah Issues Emergency Rule Amid Vaping-Related Illnesses

SALT LAKE CITY — Utah health officials enacted an emergency rule Wednesday restricting the sale of flavored e-cigarettes and requiring warnings about unregulated THC products amid an outbreak of lung illness related to vaping. All tobacco sellers will be required …

Juul Presses to Have Avalanche of Lawsuits Moved to San Francisco

Juul Labs Inc., maker of the top-selling e-cigarette device in the U.S., asked a federal court panel in Los Angeles to send dozens of lawsuits it faces over the almost daily revelations of the health risks of its product to …

Centers for Disease Control Probing Lung Diseases Linked to e-Cigarettes

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is investigating a “cluster” of lung illnesses that it believes may be linked to e-cigarette use after such cases were reported in 14 states. The CDC said there was no evidence that …

Judge Orders FDA to Speed Up Review of E-Cigarettes

A federal judge is siding with public health groups suing the Food and Drug Administration to begin reviewing thousands of e-cigarettes on the U.S. market. The ruling handed down Wednesday in district court states that the agency shirked its legal …

Bill Would Hike Smoking, Vaping Age from 18 to 21 in Florida

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — The minimum age for Floridians to possess tobacco and vaping products that deliver nicotine would rise from 18 to 21 under legislation a state House committee readied Tuesday for a floor vote. The measure that cleared the …

FDA Warns of Potential Seizure Risk in Some Users of E-cigarettes

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday warned of potential safety risks from the use of e-cigarettes after it found certain users had suffered from seizures. The announcement here comes at a time when the regulator is aiming to …

Where There’s Vapor: Electronic Cigarettes and Their Risks

Some may have noticed that many “no smoking” signs now include “no e-cigarettes.” A new trend, e-cigarettes are small devices that often look like conventional cigarettes. But that’s not smoke people are exhaling—it’s vapor. E-cigarettes, also known as “vapes,” have …

New Rules Expected to Impact E-Cigarette Industry

The federal government on Thursday announced sweeping new regulations for electronic cigarettes that could upend the multibillion-dollar industry and for the first time require e-cigarette makers to submit their products for a safety review. Before brands are allowed to stay …

Recent Ban on E-Cigarettes in Checked Bags Highlights Risks

Focus on the risks associated with electronic cigarettes continues to rise as their popularity continues to grow. Electronic cigarettes, or e-cigarettes as they are often referred to, are typically a battery powered cigarette look-alike designed to deliver the same nicotine …