Miami Beach Teen Says Vaping Landed Him In The Hospital With Collapsed LungThe number of e-cigarette and vaping-related lung injuries continues to climb with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reporting 2,172 cases so far in 49 states, including Florida.
Florida Vaping Illnesses Climb To 87Florida had received reports of 87 vaping-related illnesses as of Saturday, an increase of nine cases during the prior week, according to numbers posted by the Florida Department of Health and a News Service of Florida analysis of the data.
CDC: Connection Drawn Between THC, Vaping Illnesses; 1 Death In Florida, 70 Reported CasesThe federal government on Monday acknowledged that THC products are “playing an important role” in the multistate outbreak of vaping-related illnesses and recommended that people not use vaping devices that contain THC.
Florida Looks For ‘Best Route’ To Deal With Vaping IllnessesDespite the spread of vaping-related illnesses, Florida’s top health official told legislators the state isn’t taking dramatic steps at this time to address the issue.
Florida Health Providers Get Guidance On Vaping InjuriesWith 1,299 reported cases of lung injuries associated with vaping and electronic cigarettes across the nation, the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Friday announced interim guidelines for health-care providers treating people who have the conditions.
Research Shows Vaping-Related Lung Disease May Be Caused By Chemical ExposureLung damage in those using e-cigarettes might be caused by chemicals in the vape liquid, according to a letter published Wednesday in the New England Journal of Medicine.
Walmart To Raise Minimum Age To Buy Tobacco In Florida, All US StoresWalmart announced Wednesday it will stop selling tobacco or e-cigarettes products to anyone under the age of 21 in the United States.
Florida Senate Moves Forward With Vaping BanA plan to carry out Florida’s voter-approved ban on vaping and the use of electronic cigarettes in workplaces got Senate approval Thursday.
Miami Beach Adopts Legislation To Protect Youth From Dangers Of E-CigarettesThe City of Miami Beach is saying no to e-cigarettes.
FDA Brings E-Cigarettes Under Federal AuthorityElectronic cigarette will now be under federal authority - meaning hundreds of brands will have to undergo federal review to stay on the market.
CDC: E-Cig Use By Florida Teens Has DoubledMore and more high school students are getting their nicotine fix from e-cigs instead of traditional 'cancer sticks'.
Different Names For Nicotine Vapor Products Causing ConfusionIn April the Food and Drug Administration announced plans to begin regulating E-cigarettes. The decision brought relief to some parents who felt it would make it harder for teens to get their hands on the nicotine vapor devices.
Senate Snuffs Out E-Cigarette Sales To MinorsAmid concerns about kids getting hooked on nicotine or tobacco, the Florida Senate on Tuesday voted 40-0 to ban the sale of electronic cigarettes to minors.
E-Cigarettes Banned From County Buildings Electronic cigarettes have been banned from Miami-Dade County buildings and Jackson Health System buildings.
Some Question Safety Of Popular E-Cigs Forty-six million Americas buy tobacco products each year, but one alternative for them is getting a lot of attention - electronic cigarettes.