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San Francisco has passed a sweeping ban that should scare the $23 billion vaping industry

San Francisco voters recently approved a sweeping ban on flavored tobacco products that includes vapes and e-cigs. Researchers call the ban a win for public health as the colorful, candy-flavored devices are viral among teens. But the measure could spell trouble for a nascent but booming industry.

A vape pen killed a 38-year-old man — and it’s a type of e-cig that’s wildly popular among one group of vapers

In the first recorded US death from a vape pen, a 38-year-old man in Florida has died after an e-cigarette exploded, pierced his skull, and set a room on fire. The type of pen he was using is called a mechanical mod, or "mech mod."

An e-cigarette with twice the nicotine of comparable devices is taking over high schools — and scientists are sounding the alarm

Teens are bragging about vaping, or "Juuling," with an e-cig called a Juul. But vaping has health risks, especially for young people.

The US government is cracking down on a wildly popular vape pen with ‘scary’ nicotine levels, which experts say targets teens

The FDA is beginning to crack down on a vape pen called the Juul, which contains twice the nicotine of comparable devices. Some experts believe the device targets young people, whose brains are more vulnerable to addiction.

Experts are calling out a vape pen with ‘scary’ nicotine levels that teens love — here’s how it affects the brain

The Juul e-cig is taking over high schools. Worried experts point to its "scary" nicotine content, which may be especially addictive to a developing brain.
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Ivanka Trump participated in an experiment with high schoolers to test the nicotine content of ‘vape juice’

As part of an event to tout the president'd infrastructure proposal, Ivanka Trump helped students conduct various experiments including testing "vape juice."

Scientists are beginning to learn how vaping impacts teens — and the results are troubling

Several studies, including a new analysis published this week, suggest that teens who try e-cigs are more likely to start smoking conventional cigarettes.

Scientists have found even stronger evidence that vaping is exposing teens to toxic chemicals

In a new study, scientists studied the urine of teen vapers in California and found significant levels of hazardous chemicals like those used for manufacturing.

Scientists are beginning to learn how vaping impacts your health — and the results are troubling

New research suggests vaping may be linked with an increased risk of heart attacks.