Baltimore Leaders Propose 30% Tax On Electronic Smoking DevicesA number of city leaders are proposing a 30% tax on electronic smoking devices sold in Baltimore.
Westminster To Ban Vaping In Public Except At Vape Shops, Cannabis DispensariesStarting this summer, it will be illegal to vape in most public places in the city of Westminster.
Maryland Comptroller Announces Prohibition On Sales Of Disposable Flavored E-Cigarettes, First In USMaryland Comptroller Peter Franchot said he's doubling down on flavored electronic smoking devices widely popular among kids by taking a first-in-the-nation approach to prohibiting the sale of certain Electronic Smoking Devices.
Lawmakers Hear Details Of Bill That Would Ban All Flavored Tobacco Products In MarylandIt's straight tobacco or nothing under a bill that would ban Maryland retailers from selling any flavored tobacco products, including menthol cigarettes.
Task Force Meets To Identify Ways To Curb Growth In Vaping Illnesses In MarylandMembers of the E-Facts Task Force met Thursday to discuss the FDA's recent decision to ban most mint and fruit-flavored vaping products after dozens of Marylanders have been sickened from electronic cigarettes.
Vaping-Related Lung Injuries Surpass 2,500 Cases Nationwide, CDC SaysThe number of vaping-related lung injury cases has topped 2,500 nationwide.
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.