Tag Archives: Vaping

Doctors go to TikTok to talk to teens about vaping and how celery juice won’t cure cancer

Rose Marie Leslie, a doctor with a big following on TikTok. Rose Marie Leslie Dr. Rose Marie Leslie is hoping to reach teens with a message about the dangers of e-cigarettes. So she’s started posting regularly on TikTok, the popular short video app, and has collected a large following. Leslie, who goes by @DrLeslie and… Read More »

Massachusetts adopts tough ban on flavored vaping, tobacco products

BOSTON (Reuters) – Massachusetts on Wednesday adopted the country’s toughest ban on the sale of flavored tobacco and vaping products, including menthol cigarettes, in response to a rise in youth vaping and an outbreak of vaping-related serious lung injuries. Governor Charlie Baker, a Republican, signed into law legislation passed by the state’s Democrat-controlled legislature earlier… Read More »

More than half of Wisconsin vaping samples tested by FDA contain marijuana ingredient

CHICAGO — Vaping product samples from Wisconsin linked to a rash of serious lung injuries tested by U.S. health regulators showed that more than half contained THC, the psychoactive ingredient in marijuana, according to a summary of a preliminary report seen by Reuters. Of the THC-containing products, two-thirds also tested positive for Vitamin E acetate,… Read More »

‘Toxic chemical fumes,’ not oils, may be causing vaping illness, Mayo Clinic researchers find

Andy Ramkumar, who works at Gotham Vape in Queens, vapes at the store on September 17, 2019 in New York City. Spencer Platt | Getty Images News | Getty Images Doctors researching the cause of a sudden respiratory illness that’s killed at least 16 people in the U.S. since July say a mix of “toxic… Read More »

Ex-FDA chief McClellan says ‘structures’ weren’t in place to identify vaping crisis earlier

Former FDA Commissioner Mark McClellan told CNBC on Monday that the regulatory agency did not yet have the structures in place to identify the vaping epidemic among youths earlier. McClellan said former FDA chief Scott Gottlieb, who left the office earlier this year, had tried over the last couple of years to put a more… Read More »