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.
As health officials across the country grapple to find the cause behind some 805 cases of e-cigarette-linked lung illnesses, doctors in Kansas — which has seen at least two vaping-related deaths — are seemingly dealing with something new: Kids eating vaping cartridges.
Juul Labs CEO Kevin Burns announced Wednesday that he is stepping down, while the e-cigarette company also announced that it will stop all print, digital and broadcast advertising in the U.S., effective immediately.
Walmart will stop selling e-cigarettes at its U.S. locations amid growing “regulatory complexity” and “uncertainty” regarding the products that have recently come under scrutiny, according to a company memo.