E-Facts Task Force Created To Tackle Vaping-Related Illnesses In MarylandA newly formed task force planted itself smack in the middle of a population most vulnerable to the allure of electronic smoking devices.
49 Marylanders Have Suffered Lung Injury From Vaping, Health Department SaysAs of Tuesday, the Maryland Department of Health has reported 49 cases of lung injury associated with vaping.
Breakthrough In CDC Vaping Illness Investigation: Vitamin E Acetate Linked To THC May Be To BlameVitamin E acetate, an additive sometimes used in THC and other vaping products, may be to blame for a national outbreak of e-cigarette-related lung injuries that's linked to dozens of deaths, according to US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention officials.
Juul Stops Sales Of Mint-Flavored PodsJuul Labs will immediately stop online sales of mint Juulpods and will stop accepting orders for them from retailers.
Montgomery County Officials To Hear Measures On VapingThe Montgomery County Council is holding hearings on a package of measures and regulations aimed at protecting children from vaping.
E-Cigarettes Aren't A 'Gateway' To Teen Smoking, Study SaysVaping makes teens more likely to try cigarettes, but doesn't increase the odds that they'll become smokers, according to a new study that looked at more than 12,000 middle school and high school students in the United States.
Deaths Linked To Vaping Often Involved THC Products, Not Nicotine, CDC SaysPeople who died as a result of a mysterious outbreak of vaping-related lung injury often used products exclusively containing THC, the main psychoactive substance in cannabis, according to new numbers released Monday by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Vaping-Related Lung Injuries Rise To 1,604 Cases Nationwide, CDC SaysThat's an increase from last week, when there were 1,479 cases of vaping-related lung injuries.
Maryland Task Force Created To Examine Effects Of Vaping, E-CigarettesMaryland Comptroller Peter Franchot announced Wednesday the launch of a task force to examine the effects of vaping and e-cigarettes.
38 Vaping-Associated Lung Illnesses Confirmed In MarylandThat number has jumped from 29 in early October.
E-Cigarettes Helped More Than 50,000 People In England Quit Smoking In One Year, Study EstimatesVaping helped 50,000 to 70,000 smokers in England quit smoking in 2017, new research estimates. But different policies and cultures around e-cigarettes mean those results might not be replicated elsewhere.
Juul To Stop Selling Several Flavored Products In The United StatesLeading e-cigarette company Juul Labs will stop selling several flavored products in the United States, the company announced Thursday.
Vaping Illnesses In Maryland Continue To Increase; 35 People Now SickAs of Wednesday evening, the health department has reported 35 cases of illnesses linked to vaping in the state.
Vaping Is Increasing Among Younger People, But No So For Older Adults, Study FindsIn September, the FDA revealed that 27.5% of high school students were current users of e-cigarettes in 2019 -- up from 20.8% in 2018 and 11.7% in 2017.
29 Cases Of Vaping-Associated Lung Illnesses Reported In MarylandThe Maryland Health Department is now investigating 29 cases of severe lung illnesses in Maryland from vaping and e-cigarettes.