Texas PTA president Sheri Doss joins Marcel Clarke to discuss the PTA teaming up with the American Heart Association to put a stop to the teen vaping crisis.
Attorneys general from Connecticut, Florida, Nevada, Oregon and Texas said they will lead the multi-state investigation into San Francisco-based Juul, which also is facing lawsuits by teenagers and others who say they became addicted to the company's vaping products.
Multiple politicians had discussions about banning vaping all together as a way to fight back against hundreds of reported illnesses and several deaths, but a recent and updated report by the Texas Department of State Health Services says they were caused by something else.
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.
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.
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.
Dallas County Health and Human Services (DCHHS) reports the patient had a chronic underlying medical condition and was a resident of Dallas County.
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.
According to Time, it will be illegal to sell tobacco product to anyone under the age of 21 beginning in summer 2020.
Health officials are blaming blame vitamin E acetate for the “vast majority” of cases in the U.S. outbreak of vaping illnesses.
The State Senate Health and Human Services Committee met for the first time Tuesday after lung illnesses and injuries have started to emerge.
President Donald Trump on Friday heard opposing viewpoints in the debate over youth vaping but offered no insight into where he would ultimately come down on the issue after promising two months ago that he would ban most flavored e-cigarettes but later backtracking.
The CDC said the chemical compound was found in lung fluid from 29 patients tested in a government lab.
A recent study by the University of California showed that mint was the most popular flavor among Juul users in 10th and 12th grade and also popular among middle schoolers.
The Department of State Health Services released the latest update on Tuesday. As of November 5, 173 illnesses are designated as confirmed or probable, an increase from the 165 cases reported in late October.
The number of EVALI cases in Travis County has doubled in a month and Austin Public Health is sending a strong message to not vape at all.
At least 33 people have died from illnesses related to vaping, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced Thursday.
A teen who was declared brain dead after an asthma attack last month has been taken off life support.
With the death here in Texas, the CDC says there have been a total of 26 deaths across the nation and almost 1,300 lung injuries linked to e-cigarettes.
Kroger said it would stop selling e-cigarettes as soon at its current inventory runs out at its more than 2,700 stores and 1,500 fuel centers.