3 Maryland Counties Sue Juul Over Marketing E-Cigarettes To YouthThree Maryland counties are suing e-cigarette maker Juul for allegedly marketing vaping products to teens.
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.
Task Force Presents A Dozen Recommendations Designed To Keep E-Cigarettes Away From KidsMembers of the task force and Maryland Comptroller Peter Franchot met in Annapolis to discuss findings about electronic smoking devices, known as e-cigarettes or vapes.
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.
CDC: At Least 60 Deaths From Lung Injuries Related To VapingThe Centers for Disease Control now report there have been at least 60 deaths linked to vaping across the country.
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 Illnesses Continue Climbing As Long-Term Health Effects Remain UnknownThe number of people hospitalized with illnesses related to vaping is now more than 2,500. That includes people in all 50 states.
Vaping-Related Lung Injuries Surpass 2,500 Cases Nationwide, CDC SaysThe number of vaping-related lung injury cases has topped 2,500 nationwide.
Vaping Linked With Long-Term Risk Of Respiratory Disease On New StudyVaping or using e-cigarettes for a long period of time was associated with an increased risk of respiratory diseases -- including chronic obstructive pulmonary disease or COPD, chronic bronchitis and asthma -- in a new study.
No Single E-Cigarette Brand Linked To Vaping-Related Lung Injuries, CDC SaysNo single product or brand is responsible for the thousands of vaping-related lung illnesses reported across the United States, according to a report released Friday by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
More Than 6 Million US Middle And High Schoolers Used Tobacco Products In 2019, Report SaysThe survey found that 1 in 3 high school students and around 1 in 8 middle school students are current tobacco users, meaning they had used the product at least once in the 30 days.
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.
Maryland Task Force Meets On Electronic Smoking DevicesComptroller Peter Franchot is convening the Task Force on Electronic Smoking Devices in College Park.
Maryland To Consider Banning Flavored Vaping Products As Concerns Over Illnesses RiseThat bill for the state of Maryland will be considered during the upcoming legislative session, which begins January 8.
DC Gov't Sues E-Cigarette Maker Juul Over Teen VapingThe District of Columbia is joining several states in suing e-cigarette maker Juul Labs, saying the company's online ads and promotions illegally targeted minors.