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.
Miami Beach Bans Vaping At Its ParksThe city of Miami Beach has just banned vaping in all city parks within its district.
Study: Vaping E-Liquids May Lead To Some Lung InflammationAccording to a new study published in the journal Cancer Prevention Research, vaping e-liquids may lead to some inflammation in the lungs.
Florida Attorney General Launches Major Investigation Into Vaping CompaniesThe dramatic increase in teen vaping in the state has led Florida's Attorney General Ashley Moody to launch a major investigation into 20 vaping companies that do business here.
Vaping Illness Cases Reach 68 In FloridaFlorida had 68 reported vaping-related illnesses as of Saturday, an increase of 16 cases last week, according to the state Department of Health.
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.
Vaping Illness Cases Continue To Climb In FloridaFlorida had 13 vaping-related pulmonary illnesses reported last week, bringing the number of cases to 52 as of Saturday, according to data from the Florida Department of Health.
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.
Facing South Florida: Vaping & SchoolsWe look at the intensifying deadly vaping crisis and take a closer look with how local schools are trying to curb the vaping trend among young people.
First Vaping Death Reported In Florida, Nationwide Total Now 12 DeathsFlorida has its first confirmed death from vaping, according to the state's Department of Health
Research Looks At Possible Health Impacts Related To Flavored Vaping ProductsNew research is looking at the possible health impacts related to using flavored products.
Fort Lauderdale Passes Ordinance Raising Age For Tobacco Sales To 21Fort Lauderdale has become the second city in Florida to raise the age for tobacco sales to 21.