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Deadly Vaping Illness Could be Related to Vitamin E, US Health Officials Say

The number of people stricken by acute lung disease linked to e-cigarettes continues to grow, with nearly 500 suspected cases reported across the U.S. as of this week, along with two more deaths in Oregon and Indiana. But while the Centres for Disease Control and Prevention and others are still saying there are multiple reasons why these products could be hurting people, health officials in New York have pointed to one ingredient in particular: vitamin E oil. Read More >>

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Juul CEO: ‘Don’t Use Juul’ If You’re Not Already Addicted to Nicotine

Even the guy running Juul admits that you probably shouldn’t use its highly addictive products if you’re not already addicted to nicotine. Read More >>

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First Death From Vaping-Linked Lung Illness Reported by US Health Officials

A patient has died after suffering a mysterious lung illness linked to vaping, health officials said Friday. The death comes in the wake of the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announcing last week that more than a hundred similar possible cases have been documented across America. Read More >>

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Dozens of People Have Lung Disease Linked to Vaping, and No One Knows Why

The number of people afflicted and hospitalised with serious lung disease connected to vaping continues to grow. This week, multiple states in the US reported similar cases, and the toll of confirmed and possible victims has climbed into the dozens. Right now, health officials and outside experts still seem to be in the dark as to what exactly is going on. Read More >>

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US Food and Drug Administration Is Investigating 127 Incidents of Seizures Possibly Linked to Use of E-Cigarettes

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced last week that it is investigating 127 reports of seizures or other neurological issues that may be linked to the use of e-cigarettes, a figure that has expanded by nearly 100 since the agency first announced its probe back in April. Read More >>

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Juul’s New E-Cig Sure Is Collecting a Dumb Amount of Data About Its Users

As Juul explores ever-more creative means by which to curb what government officials refer to as an “epidemic” of teen vaping, one of its latest stabs at that undertaking involves collecting personally identifying data to verify that a user is legally allowed to use its products. Read More >>

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U.S. Health Officials Urge People to Stop Vaping After a Sudden and Mysterious Rise in Lung Disease

More people hospitalised with serious lung problems linked to vaping have been found, Wisconsin health officials reported Friday. Last week, health officials reported eight cases of this strange cluster, all involving teens. The cases now involve teens and young adults. According to the Wisconsin Department of Health Services, 11 cases have been identified (including the cluster of eight), and the state’s disease detectives are looking into seven other possible cases. Officials have not confirmed the cause of these injuries, but they’re explicitly warning residents to not vape, and the CDC has now joined the investigation. Read More >>

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Vape Shops Arrive in Hospitals

Two vape shops have opened in hospitals in the West Midlands, and they're not even the slightest bit clandestine or underground. The vaping materials are changing hands in plain sight, there are signs up advertising their availability, and everyone is OK with it. Read More >>

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Teen Has Mouth Wired Shut After Vape Explodes, Fracturing His Jaw and Knocking Out Teeth

Vaping may or may not be healthier than smoking conventional cigarettes, but a recent incident involving a teenage boy, in which an exploding e-cigarette blew out several of his teeth and cracked open his jaw, is a serious cause for concern. Read More >>

gadgets
Ever Wanted to Smoke a Genie? Your Wish Just Came True With This Aladdin’s Lamp Vape

Be honest, how many times have you watched Disney’s animated Aladdin with your mod in hand and wondered what it would be like to vape that genie as he comes blasting out of that lamp in a cloud of smoke? It turns out you don’t need three wishes to find out; just a fully-functional lamp-shaped vape that Disney’s marketing arm may or may not have given the thumbs up to. Read More >>

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Is Secondhand Vape Bad for You?

You don’t have to look far to find a fresh study suggesting that e-cigarette use isn’t harmless, even if the products are likely less toxic than traditional tobacco cigarettes. But what about people sitting in the same room or living in the same home as someone who vapes? Is there such a thing as secondhand vape? And just how dangerous could it be? Read More >>

Shopping List
All the Best Vape Pens for Beginners in the UK (2019)

We're not entirely sure how vapes, or e-cigarettes, became part of the tech genre, but apparently they are -- as evidenced by all the invites we get to vape launches at fancy locations on Big Tobacco money. Read More >>

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The Vype iSwitch Promises Smokeless Fuel for Your Cravings

Everybody knows somebody who has succumbed to traditional smoking. My nan smoked like a train and suffered the consequences. My grandfather lost a lung to smoking, but kept on toking and the habit ended up getting the better of him too. And while people are smoking less these days for sure, where does the fangled e-cigarette and vaping scene fit in amongst this dying trend? Read More >>

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E-Cigarettes Really Can Help You Quit Smoking, Large New Study Finds

The debate over the potential harms and benefits of vaping has raged on for years. But the results of a large trial here in the UK have provided the pro-vaping side its biggest win yet. It found that people trying to quit smoking were almost twice as likely to succeed over a year’s time if they used electronic cigarettes compared to people who stuck to typical nicotine replacement therapy. Read More >>

business
Marlboro Maker Flood Juul With Nearly £10 Billion in Big Tobacco Cash

Following reports last month that Juul was in talks with Big Tobacco for a possible minority stake in its company, it seems that nicotine-fuelled train is chugging right along. Read More >>