vaping

vaping

A 40-Year-Old Is Seventh Person to Die from a Vaping Illness

Tulare County, located south of Fresno, California, said it has seen at least three vaping-related illnesses
Emma Ockerman
9.17.19
vaping

Vape Pods Taste Minty Thanks to Extremely High Levels of a Chemical Banned in Food

The FDA regulates the chemical, called pulegone, in food, but not in e-cigs – so it's unclear which brands contain it.
Hannah Smothers
9.17.19
vaping

Researchers Find Unexpected White Blood Cells in Patients With Mysterious Vaping Illness

New studies show that a rare type of macrophage is tied to several patients who have come down with the mysterious illness.
Troy Farah
9.13.19
body

Trump Wants to Ban Mango Juul Pods, But AR-15s Can Stay

The administration says vaping is a deeply concerning epidemic but is turning a blind eye to another, much more deadly health crisis: gun violence.
Susan Rinkunas
9.12.19
drugs-health

The War on Drugs Is Coming for Vapes, and It's Not Going to End Well

"Making things illegal tends to make them more dangerous."
Alex Norcia
9.12.19
Drugs Addiction

Vape-Related Deaths Are Scaring People Back into Smoking Cigarettes

"I realised that if I'm going to die from nicotine, I'd rather have it be at age 60 from cancer than 24 from my lungs exploding or whatever."
Alex Norcia
9.11.19
body

Six People Have Died from Lung Illnesses Linked to Vaping. Should You Quit?

Reports of six deaths and hundreds of illnesses linked to vaping THC and nicotine are scary. Here's what you need to know.
Jesse Hicks
9.10.19
vaping

The Death Toll From Vaping-Related Illness Keeps Rising

“There is clearly an epidemic that begs for an urgent response.”
Greg Walters
9.8.19
vaping

What We Know About the Vaping Chemicals That Might Be Making People Sick

Vitamin E might be the culprit.
Emma Ockerman
9.7.19
vaping

Here's Where We're at with the Rash of Vape-Related Illnesses

The bulk of the cases seem to involve patients inhaling tetrahydrocannabinol, from THC oil cartridges supposedly bought off the street or at head shops
Emma Ockerman
8.29.19
drugs-health

JUUL Is Responding to Vaping Health Concerns with a Big Ole Shrug

The e-cigarette giant and the federal government aren't reacting quickly enough to signs vaping carries risks, critics charge.
Alex Norcia
8.29.19
drugs-health

JUUL Pitched Native American Tribes. It Did Not Go Well

"Anytime part of the tobacco industry targets Native tribes, it raises a lot of alarms."
Alex Norcia
7.26.19
0106