Tag Archives: vaping

Trump’s F.D.A. Nominee Sidesteps Questions About Banning Flavored Vaping Products

President Trump’s nominee for Food and Drug Administration commissioner, Dr. Stephen M. Hahn, declined to answer questions from senators in both parties about whether he would push for a ban on flavored vaping products at a confirmation hearing Wednesday. The questions placed Dr. Hahn, a cancer executive without any Washington or governing experience, at the… Read More »

Trump to meet with vaping industry, public health advocates as he mulls flavored e-cigarette ban

Vape consumer advocate groups and vape storeowners around the country hold a rally outside of the White House to protest the proposed vaping flavor ban in Washington DC on November 9, 2019. Jose Luis Magana | AFP | Getty Images President Donald Trump has scheduled a meeting Friday with vaping industry executives and public health… Read More »

Vitamin E acetate named as possible culprit in vaping illness outbreak

Health officials investigating an outbreak of vaping-related illnesses in over 2,000 Americans say they have found more direct evidence that vitamin E acetate may be the culprit. In an update provided Friday, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said the chemical compound was found in lung fluid from 29 patients tested in a… Read More »

Number of lung injuries linked to vaping jumps to 805, with 12 deaths confirmed

The number of cases of lung injury deemed at least probably attributable to vaping rose to 805 as of Sept. 24, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported Thursday, up from 530 the previous week. The CDC reported that cases have cropped up in 46 states, a majority of which — 67% — are… Read More »

Vaping death toll in the US rises to NINE as Kansas man in fifties dies to mysterious lung illness

Vaping death toll in the US rises to NINE as Kansas man in his fifties dies from mysterious lung illness linked to e-cigarettes Latest victim was regular vaper but had underlying health issues, officials said He is second victim from Kansas after woman in fifties died earlier this month Number of people hospitalised due to vaping-related… Read More »