E-Cigarettes

E-cigarette Juul
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Steve Burns
August 20, 2019 - 1:17 pm
The e-cigarette industry is pushing back against a proposed ban on most “E-Juice” flavors.
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E-cigarette Juul
Calvin Mattheis/News Sentinel, Knoxville News Sentinel
July 31, 2019 - 2:25 pm
Connecticut has launched an investigation into claims made by e-cigarette manufacturer Juul Labs that its devices help people quit smoking.
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Cigarette
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July 16, 2019 - 4:46 pm
New York is the latest state to raise its smoking age from 18 to 21 in an effort to discourage teens from getting hooked.
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Cigarette
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June 01, 2019 - 2:10 pm
It may soon be illegal for people under 21 to buy cigarettes in Connecticut under a new law.
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FILE - In this Friday, Jan. 18, 2019 file photo, a customer blows a cloud of smoke from a vape pipe at a local shop in Richmond, Va. Although e-cigarettes aren’t considered as risky as regular cigarettes, new research published Monday, May 27, 2019, finds a clue that their flavorings may be bad for the heart. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)
May 27, 2019 - 5:07 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — E-cigarettes aren't considered as risky as regular cigarettes, but researchers have found a clue that their flavorings may be bad for the heart. Longtime smokers who can't kick the addiction sometimes switch to e-cigarettes, in hopes of avoiding the cancer-causing chemicals in...
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E-cigarette Juul
Calvin Mattheis/News Sentinel, Knoxville News Sentinel
March 13, 2019 - 2:27 pm
The Food and Drug Administration is moving to limit sales of most flavored e-cigarettes, trying to curb what it calls an “epidemic of youth vaping.”
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Schumer calls for ban on kid-friendly e-cigarette flavors
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March 10, 2019 - 9:42 pm
"I am publicly calling on Commissioner Gottlieb to ensure the ban on kid-friendly e-cig flavors is enacted within the month before he leaves," Schumer said.
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E-cigarette Juul
Calvin Mattheis/News Sentinel, Knoxville News Sentinel
January 12, 2019 - 4:28 pm
Gov. Andrew Cuomo wants to raise the state's minimum age to buy tobacco and electronic cigarette products from 18 to 21 to curb their use by younger people.
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Teen vaping
AP Photo/Steven Senne, File
December 17, 2018 - 8:00 am
Twice as many high school students used nicotine-tinged electronic cigarettes this year compared with last year, an unprecedented jump in a large annual survey of teen smoking, drinking and drug use.
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E-cigarette
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November 09, 2018 - 9:05 am
Gov. Andrew Cuomo's administration announced plans to ban the sale of flavored e-cigarettes as soon as next year, possibly making his state the first to prohibit such vaping products often marketed as a safer alternative to traditional cigarettes.
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