L.A. County reports more vaping illnesses

Los Angeles County health officials today reported five more cases of vaping-related lung illnesses and repeated their call for residents to stop vaping immediately.

L.A. County to vote on banning flavored tobacco, including menthol

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors Tuesday will have a supplemental vote to decide whether to ban flavored tobacco products, including menthol, despite protests by dozens of tobacco business owners and advocates who support vaping and e-cigarettes as aids to quitting smoking.

L.A. County likely to ban flavored tobacco, including menthol

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors Tuesday unanimously voted its intent to approve a ban on flavored tobacco products, including menthol, despite protests by dozens of tobacco business owners and advocates who support vaping and e-cigarettes as aids to quitting smoking.

L.A. County likely to ban flavored tobacco, including menthol

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors Tuesday unanimously voted its intent to approve a ban on flavored tobacco products, including menthol, despite protests by dozens of tobacco business owners and advocates who support vaping and e-cigarettes as aids to quitting smoking.

Illinois patient’s death may be first in U.S. tied to vaping

CHICAGO (AP) — Health officials said Friday that an Illinois patient who contracted a serious lung disease after vaping has died and that they consider it the first death in the United States linked to the smoking alternative that has become popular with teens and young adults.