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February 17, 2020. By Anne Wallace.
Read [ E-Cigarette Toxic Vape Ban Less Than Meets the Eye, Critics Say ]
Washington, DC Effective February 6, a change in FDA policy banned sales of fruit, mint and dessert-flavored vape pods that were reportedly intended to attract teens. The effectiveness of this ban in protecting young consumers from e-cigarette health hazards remains in doubt, however. The ban does not affect menthol or tobacco-flavored pods, open-tank systems and thousands of flavored e-liquids not in pod form, including a disposable brand called Puff Bar that comes in flavors such as strawberry, cool mint and mango.
January 20, 2020. By Anne Wallace.
Read [ E-Cigarette Lawsuit Claims Deceptive Advertising, Fraud ]
Eugene, OR Among other e-cigarette side effects, Kewmarse Imani, who began JUULing in 2018, is now addicted to nicotine and will struggle with that addiction for life. Imani v. JUUL Labs, Inc. and Altria Group, Inc., a class action lawsuit, claims that his nicotine addiction is the result of a permanent injury to his developing brain and that he suffered a seizure because of exposure to the toxic substances in JUUL.
December 20, 2019. By Jane Mundy.
Read [ Latest Studies Link E-Cigarette Vaping to Heavy Metal Lung Disease ]
Santa Clara, CARecent studies are ramping up the dangers of vaping e-cigarettes. For more than five years, researchers have found that e-cigarette vaping causes physical harm, including chemical burns to lung tissue, toxic metal exposure and vitamin E oil that clogs lungs--all causing serious damage.
December 12, 2019. By Jane Mundy.
Read [ Will Juul Go Up in Smoke? ]
Los Angeles, CA Along with cities and states nationwide hitting the electronic-cigarette manufacturer Juul with tougher restrictions, the L.A. Unified School District and other school systems have slammed the vaping giant with class action lawsuits claiming toxic vapes from e-cigarettes are health hazards and could be killing their kids.
April 3, 2017. By Deb Hipp.
New Brunswick, NJ: A New Jersey man recently sued a business that sells vaping products after an exploding e-cigarette allegedly shot flames down his pants and left him physically and emotionally scarred from the explosion.Read [ E-cigarettes Exploding Batteries Behave like Flaming Rockets ]