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E-cigarette use falls sharply among teenagers, C.D.C. finds

The encouraging public health news was tempered by evidence that many high school users were taking advantage of a regulatory loophole to get access to flavored products.
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Vaping among U.S. teens falls for the first time in three years

E-cigarette use overall dropped from 28 percent to 20 percent among high schoolers even as the percent who appear addicted increased.
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Vaping links to COVID risk are becoming clear

Researchers are starting to home in on the ways in which the use of e-cigarettes raises the chances of catching the virus, and suffering its worst effects.
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A new survey links vaping to higher COVID-19 risk

A Stanford University report shows that teens and young adults who use e-cigarettes are five to seven times more likely to test positive for the virus.
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Smoking, and possibly vaping, can increase risks of serious health consequences from COVID-19

Research shows that smoking cigarettes and other activities that inflame the lungs are linked to heightened risk of serious complications from COVID-19.

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No more cotton candy vaping products for youth, B.C. to restrict sales

The B.C. government has followed through on a promise to try to stop young people from vaping with regulations that prevent the sale of products that taste like anything but nicotine.

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Where there’s vape, there’s Rona Ambrose

Why did the former Tory health minister join the tobacco-tied, e-cigarette giant Juul?
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Lifting the veil on a controversial e-cigarette company—sort of

This week a corporate filing in California has provided a glimpse of those involved with a mysterious e-cigarette company.
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Lawmakers say Puff Bar used pandemic to market to teens

The e-cigarette company, which has quickly eclipsed Juul, has advertised its products as a break from “parental texts and WFH stress.”
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New Mexico attorney general sues vape maker, accusing it of marketing to minors

The complaint asks the court to order Juul Labs Inc. to pay for nicotine addiction prevention, addiction treatment, related health care, and related public education."

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Vaping among Canadian teens doubles in 2 years, new research shows

Experts say it shows no signs of slowing down unless stricter regulations are put in place immediately.

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Juul donated to New Jersey politicians even as they considered vaping restrictions

The donations from Juul Labs came even after Sweeney called for a ban on all vaping products.
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Smoking, vaping could be COVID-19 risk factors: Alberta's top doctor

Early indications show a clear link between smoking and serious illness in COVID-19 patients.

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