Vaping Illness Tracker: 2,506 Cases and 54 Deaths (Published 2020)

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and state agencies have reported 2,506 lung injury cases that required hospitalization and 54 deaths linked to vaping. The rising case count includes both recent cases and earlier pneumonia-like cases that are only now being recognized as related to vaping.

No Action Taken on Request to Lift Massachusetts Vape Ban

There were fireworks in the courtroom Tuesday, but not because any progress was made. The attorney representing six vaping companies who oppose Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker’s four-month ban on sales of vape-related products failed to file the proper paperwork in the correct fashion, and the judge was not happy.

State court temporarily stops Whitmer’s flavored vaping ban

Gov. Whitmer to seek Supreme Court ruling following temporary block on vaping ban

House lawmakers press the vaping industry with two hearings Wednesday

House lawmakers are upping the pressure on the e-cigarette industry with two hearings looking to rein in vaping and assess its risk as an emerging public health threat. The House Appropriations Committee and an Energy and Commerce subcommittee have called physicians, parent groups, public health officials and anti-smoking groups to testify Wednesday.

E-Cigarettes Went Unchecked in 10 Years of Federal Inaction (Published 2019)

A decade after Congress gave the F.D.A. the power to regulate tobacco products like e-cigarettes, the federal government has repeatedly delayed or weakened efforts that could have protected teenagers. In 2009, not long after Dr. Margaret Hamburg became commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration, a package arrived at her home.


Congress Wants Answers on Who Sent Millions of Pro-Vaping Posts From Bot Accounts

The House Energy and Commerce Committee and the Massachusetts attorney general’s office are investigating exactly who spammed millions of bot posts promoting e-cigarettes while downplaying or misleading viewers on its effects on human health.

CDC | Outbreak of Lung Injury Associated with E-Cigarette Use, or Vaping













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