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'Popcorn lung' just one of many vaping risks

Sep 16 2019
MOBILE, Ala. (WPMI) — Every draw on a vape cartridge puts the user at greater risk, according to Dr. Karen Fagan, professor of medicine and ...

Vaping's dangers require stronger laws

Sep 16 2019
The mysterious lung sickness tied to vaping has appeared in King County. Authorities here must now eliminate electronic cigarette varieties tailored to ...

Newsom Announces Campaign Warning Public Of Vaping Dangers

Sep 16 2019
SACRAMENTO (AP) — California will spend $20 million on a public awareness campaign about the dangers of vaping nicotine and cannabis ...

California campaign will warn public of vaping dangers

Sep 16 2019
(AP) — California will spend $20 million on a public awareness campaign about the dangers of vaping nicotine and cannabis products and step up ...

A Bad Case of the Vapors

Sep 16 2019
Instead of explaining the specific danger from vaping a certain kind of THC-infused oil, officials at the Centers for Disease Control and politicians like ...

California campaign will warn public of vaping dangers

Sep 16 2019
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - California will spend $20 million on a public awareness campaign about the dangers of vaping nicotine and cannabis ...

Factbox: US lawsuits take aim at vaping

Sep 16 2019
About 30 lawsuits have been filed over vaping-related injuries in courts ... are meant as a less dangerous alternative for adults who already smoke.

California governor acts to stem 'epidemic' of youth vaping

Sep 16 2019
By Steve Gorman. LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – California's governor on Monday ordered a public awareness campaign on health risks from vaping, ...

Why one New York county is taking a firm stance against vaping

Sep 16 2019
There is no flame and no smoke, facts which have led some people to believe vaping is not harmful to the mouth, throat and lungs. New York's Ontario ...

California to spend $20M on vaping awareness amid outbreak of lung illness deaths, growing ...

Sep 16 2019
SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- California Gov. Gavin Newsom is directing the state to spend $20 million on a public awareness campaign about the dangers ...

The Latest: California to spend $20M on vaping awareness

Sep 16 2019
Gavin Newsom is directing the state to spend $20 million on a public awareness campaign about the dangers of vaping nicotine and cannabis.

California governor takes action amid vaping illness rise

Sep 16 2019
California governor takes action amid vaping illness rise ... young adults and parents about the health risks of vaping nicotine and cannabis products.

UPDATE: Newsom Signs Executive Order Cracking Down on Vaping

Sep 16 2019
And they are spending $20 million on an ad campaign warning of the dangers of vaping. Newsom says he's taking action amid health concerns from ...

21 This Week: Dangers of Vaping; Judicial Watch Alleges Voter Fraud

Sep 16 2019
Casey Aiken hosts the latest episode of 21 This Week. On this week's show, Aiken and the panel discuss the dangers of vaping, County Council ...

California governor acts to stem 'epidemic' of youth vaping

Sep 16 2019
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - California's governor on Monday ordered a public awareness campaign on health risks from vaping, part of a ...

Lightfoot Proposes Citywide Ban on Flavored E-Cigarette Products

Sep 16 2019
“The dangers are manifesting themselves literally every day. ... becomes educating students and parents about the dangers of vaping, said U.S. Sen.

Sen. Jeanne Shaheen Holds Student Roundtable On Vaping Dangers

Sep 16 2019
When the same panel was asked how many of them had tried e-cigarettes — or vaping — nearly all of them slowly and sheepishly put a palm in the air ...

Are the vaping risks real? 3 questions for an expert

Sep 16 2019
Federal health officials have so far identified 450 possible cases of severe respiratory illnesses reported after use of e-cigarette products in 33 states, ...

California tax collectors to focus on vaping in e-cigarette crackdown ordered by Newsom

Sep 16 2019
Gov. Gavin Newsom is signing an executive order Monday morning requiring stores selling vaping devices to post warnings about the health risks of ...

California Gov. Gavin Newsom takes executive action on vaping and e-cigarettes

Sep 16 2019
Gavin Newsom takes executive action on vaping and e-cigarettes ... signs warning against the hazards of vaping to be placed at retailers and on ...

Education Resources

Why Tar Wars?

School nurses know e-cigarette use is surging among middle and high school students

Adolescents may start using e-cigarettes because they believe they are harmless. Nicotine, a key ingredient in tobacco products, is an addictive drug. Tobacco use by and around children and adolescents is a particular concern due to increased risk for addiction and passive exposure. Smoking is a known cause of cancer, heart disease, stroke, and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Young people who use e-cigarettes, such as the popular JUUL brand, are more likely to transition to combustible cigarettes.

From the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. Public health consequences of e-cigarettes. Consensus study report