No Smoking Sign
Joe DeStio
February 12, 2020 - 5:29 pm
There would be no more smoking in any public place in Pennsylvania under legislation proposed by a Pittsburgh state lawmaker.
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Jennifer Bloodworth
February 10, 2020 - 1:39 pm
Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro is taking JUUL to court, accusing the company of endangering the health of residents and violating consumer protection law.
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Vaping Device
Andrew Limberg
January 13, 2020 - 10:31 am
Two teens could be facing charges after police say they allowed a 2-year-old to use a vaping device.
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FILE - In this April 11, 2018, file photo, a high school student uses a vaping device near a school campus in Cambridge, Mass. The Trump administration announced Thursday that it will prohibit fruit, candy, mint and dessert flavors from small, cartridge-based e-cigarettes that are popular with high school students. But menthol and tobacco-flavored e-cigarettes will be allowed to remain on the market. (AP Photo/Steven Senne, File)
Associated Press
January 02, 2020 - 5:33 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. health officials will begin cracking down on most flavored e-cigarettes that are popular with underage teenagers, but their plan includes major exceptions that benefit vaping manufacturers, retailers and adults who use the nicotine-delivery devices. The Trump administration...
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President Donald Trump speaks to the media about the situation at the U.S. embassy in Baghdad, from his Mar-a-Lago property, Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2019, in Palm Beach, Fla., as Melania Trump stands next to him. (AP Photo/ Evan Vucci)
January 01, 2020 - 11:59 am
PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — President Donald Trump says the federal government will soon announce a new strategy to tackle underage vaping, promising, “We’re going to protect our families, we’re going to protect our children, and we’re going to protect the industry." Trump was vague about what the plan...
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This Friday, Dec. 20, 2019 image shows the official message on one of 44 websites seized by the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration for advertising the sale of illicit THC vaping cartridges to U.S. consumers, as part of Operation Vapor Lock. (AP Photo)
Associated Press
December 20, 2019 - 5:03 pm
Health officials now blame vitamin E acetate for the “vast majority” of cases in the U.S. outbreak of vaping illnesses and they say doctors should monitor patients more closely after they go home from the hospital. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced the updated advice Friday...
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two women smoke cannabis vape pens at a party in Los Angeles. On Thursday, Dec. 12, 2019, U.S. health officials said 26 states have reported deaths, for a total of 52.
(AP Photo/Richard Vogel, File)
Associated Press
December 12, 2019 - 6:47 pm
The death toll in the vaping illness outbreak has topped 50, U.S. health officials said Thursday.
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a man exhales while smoking an e-cigarette
(AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty, File)
Associated Press
December 06, 2019 - 8:03 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Health officials investigating a nationwide outbreak of vaping illnesses have listed, for the first time, the vape brands most commonly linked to hospitalizations. Most of the nearly 2,300 people who suffered lung damage had vaped liquids that contain THC, the high-inducing part of...
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