The state of Texas is leading a nationwide investigation into the marketing and sales tactics used by e-cigarette maker Juul.
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.
A group of Fort Worth high schoolers heard a personal story on Wednesday from a fellow teen who was once addicted to vaping.
Fort Worth ISD is sharing the dangers of vaping with the public. City and school leaders have a plan they hope will curb the epidemic.
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.
The Food and Drug Administration plans to ban the sale of all e-cigarette flavors except for tobacco and menthol, a report said on Tuesday.
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.
Health officials are blaming blame vitamin E acetate for the “vast majority” of cases in the U.S. outbreak of vaping illnesses.
Texas A&M will join more than 2,000 universities in the US that have already become smoke and tobacco-free, according to Texas A&M President Michael K. Young.
A roundtable discussion in Fort Worth on the health threats of e-cigarettes featured politicians, doctors and young people.
State lawmakers are brainstorming ways to discourage young Texans from picking up a dangerous habit.
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 American Medical Association on Tuesday called for an immediate ban on all electronic cigarettes and vaping devices.
"No family should have to bury their child because of vaping," the victims father told FOX 35.
California is suing the nation’s biggest e-cigarette maker, alleging Juul Labs deliberately targeted teenagers with its early marketing campaigns.
President Trump said his administration will pursue raising the age to purchase e-cigarettes to 21 in its upcoming plans to combat youth vaping.
The CDC said the chemical compound was found in lung fluid from 29 patients tested in a government lab.
Juul Labs said Thursday it will halt U.S. sales of its best-selling, mint-flavored electronic cigarettes as it struggles to survive a nationwide backlash against vaping.
At least 33 people have died from illnesses related to vaping, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced Thursday.