California is suing the nation’s biggest e-cigarette maker, alleging Juul Labs deliberately targeted teenagers with its early marketing campaigns.
A Michigan teenager was the recipient of what could be the first double lung transplant on a person whose lungs were severely damaged from vaping, health officials said Tuesday.
The teen was admitted in early September to a Detroit-area hospital with what appeared to be pneumonia
The proposed ordinance prohibit the sale or delivery of "any e-liquid or electronic smoking device," including flavored vaping products, cannabis "e-liquid" vaping products and flavored tobacco products.
Health officials investigating an outbreak of vaping-related illnesses in over 2,000 Americans say they have found more direct evidence that vitamin E acetate may be the culprit. In an update provided Friday, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said the chemical compound was found in lung fluid from 29 patients tested in a government lab.
Two San Mateo County supervisors want to ban sales of e-cigarette products in unincorporated areas of the county.
Supervisors David Canepa and Carole Groom will introduce an ordinance this week that would be one of the strictest anti-tobacco laws in the state.
A Juul spokesman said in a statement that the claims are "baseless" and that Breja was terminated because he failed to "demonstrate the leadership qualities" required for the job.
The Merrill Fire in Moraga threatened dozens of homes and forced evacuations two weeks ago. Police say a broken, shattered vape pen was found where the fire broke out. Officials say that may have played a role in how the blaze began.
At least 33 people have died from illnesses related to vaping, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced Thursday.