Florida Lawmakers Pass Plan Targeting E-CigarettesFlorida lawmakers have approved a proposal that would largely bring the state into compliance with federal laws about electronic cigarettes.
Florida Senate Passes Plan To Address Vaping ‘Epidemic’Florida lawmakers appear to have reached agreement on a proposal that would largely bring the state into compliance with federal laws about electronic cigarettes, in an effort to combat what health officials call a youth vaping "epidemic."
Florida House, Senate At Odds On Vaping SolutionsFlorida House and Senate leaders agree that the state needs to rein in teenagers’ skyrocketing use of electronic cigarettes, which the U.S. surgeon general has called an epidemic.
Proposed Florida Bill Would Regulate Vape ShopsThe vaping industry in Florida is embracing a proposed bill that would regulate the industry in the state.
Florida House Seeks Regulation Of Vape Shops Amid ‘Epidemic’Vape shops would have to be permitted and regulated by the state, under a Florida House effort to combat an “epidemic” of electronic-cigarette use by teens.
Teens Find Loophole To Flavored E-Cigs BanTeens have found a loophole in the FDA's new ban on flavored e-cigarettes.
Campaign For Tobacco-Free Kids Calls Partial Ban On Flavored Vaping Products ‘Dangerous’The Trump administration announced a new policy that will prohibit fruit, candy, mint and dessert flavors from small, cartridge-based e-cigarettes that are popular with high school students. However, the ban will not include the sale of menthol or tobacco flavors.
State Lawmakers Look For Ways To Curb Vaping In FloridaAs state lawmakers ponder how --- and if --- to respond to teens’ skyrocketing use of electronic cigarettes, one university student is influencing the Florida Senate leader’s stance on the issue.
2 New Studies Raising More Concerns About Potential Harms Of E-CigarettesTwo new studies are raising more concerns about the vaping epidemic and the potential harms of e-cigarettes.
Second Vaping-Related Death Reported In Florida A second person in Florida has died due to complications from vaping, according to the state's health department.
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.
Survey: Youth Vaping Increases In Florida As Tobacco Use DropsThe use of tobacco products among Florida’s youth is at an all-time low, but that good news is offset by significant increases in the number of children who vape, a state advisory panel was told Thursday.