Juul to pay California $175 million to settle lawsuit over marketing vaping products to teens
It's the highest amount of any settlement yet reached by Juul. The money will help California fund research, education, and enforcement efforts related to e-cigarettes.
California Midterm Election 2022: Breakdown of propositions on the ballot
There are seven propositions this year on the California ballot. They range from a woman's right to have an abortion to gambling and education to healthcare.
Juul cancels plan to expand outside US, to lay off staff: report
Juul has been in a dispute with the FDA, which tried to ban the e-cigarette maker’s products earlier this year over questions about its potential health risks.
AG files in support for LA County ban on flavored tobacco products sales
California Attorney General Rob Bonta Friday filed a brief in the U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals in support of Los Angeles County's ordinance banning the sale of flavored tobacco products.
Ban on certain e-cigarette cartridge flavors goes into effect nationwide: Here's what it means
The policy applies to cartridge-based e-cigarette flavors including fruit, candy, mint and dessert flavors. Menthol and tobacco-flavors are exempt, in addition to other kinds of vaping products.
Grosse Pointe teen with double lung transplant from vaping warning his peers
Daniel Ament, the teen who became anonymously famous after becoming the first patient to receive a double lung transplant from vaping, spoke to a class of students about the dangers of vaping.
California tests find illegal vapes tainted with additives
Officials also found that the illegal vapes confiscated in the December raids typically were not as potent as advertised, and sometimes contained just a fraction of the THC claimed on the labels, according to state testing results.
US health officials will ban most flavored e-cigarettes - but with major exceptions
Health officials in the U.S. will ban most flavored e-cigarettes popular with underage teenagers, but with major exceptions that still benefit manufacturers, retailers and adults.
FDA plans to ban sale of all refill e-cigarette pod flavors except tobacco and menthol, report says
The Food and Drug Administration plans to ban the sale of all e-cigarette flavors except for tobacco and menthol, a report said on Tuesday.
FDA: It's illegal to sell tobacco or vaping products to anyone under 21
The FDA said it is now illegal to sell tobacco products to anyone under the age of 21 after the national age was raised from 18 last week.
Health officials blame 'vast majority' of vaping illnesses on vitamin E
Health officials are blaming blame vitamin E acetate for the “vast majority” of cases in the U.S. outbreak of vaping illnesses.
Los Angeles committee takes step forward in banning flavored tobacco products
A Los Angeles City Council committee advanced a proposal to ban flavored tobacco products, but it voted to make some exceptions.
American Medical Association calls for an immediate ban on all e-cigarette and vaping products
The American Medical Association on Tuesday called for an immediate ban on all electronic cigarettes and vaping devices.
California sues e-cigarette maker Juul alleging the company deliberately targeted teenagers
California is suing the nation’s biggest e-cigarette maker, alleging Juul Labs deliberately targeted teenagers with its early marketing campaigns.
Vaping-related double lung transplant performed at Detroit hospital
Doctors at a Detroit hospital have performed what could be the first double lung transplant on a man whose lungs were damaged from vaping.
CDC identifies vitamin E acetate as possible chemical culprit in vaping illness outbreak
The CDC said the chemical compound was found in lung fluid from 29 patients tested in a government lab.
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 votes to ban flavored tobacco, calls for statewide vaping ban
The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously on Tuesday to adopt an ordinance banning flavored tobacco products, including menthol, and to call on Gov. Gavin Newsom to pass a statewide ban on vaping.
Officials: New Jersey reports first vaping-related death
Health officials say the first vaping-related death has been reported in New Jersey.
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.