As most of the world consciously takes steps to avoid contracting the COVID-19 virus, millions of youth are voluntarily inhaling aerosols that could increase the risk of developing a serious case of the deadly virus by vaping. Vaping is the inhaling of a vapor created by an electronic cigarette (e-cigarette). It simulates tobacco smoking. One …. Read More
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With over 300 lawsuits filed against Juul Labs, a manufacturer of popular vaping products, the Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation has centralized these cases into a multi-district litigation (MDL) in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California. An MDL is a mechanism often used by the courts to coordinate multiple cases alleging …. Read More
In an effort to limit teen vaping, the FDA has placed a ban on most flavored vaping products. Mint and fruit flavored nicotine vaping cartridges must be removed from distribution by the end of January 2020. E-cigarette companies may also face regulatory action if their products are market to minors or if they do not …. Read More
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently reported that 47 deaths and almost 2,300 illnesses have been attributed to vaping. The CDC identified vitamin E acetate, an additive in some THC-containing e-cigarettes, to be associated with many of these illnesses and deaths. The CDC notes that vaping lung disease symptoms include cough, shortness …. Read More
After two New Yorkers recently passed away due to vaping-related illnesses, New York City has outlawed the sale of nearly all flavored e-cigarette products. In October, a 17-year old New Yorker died from a vaping illness, and a Manhattan man in his 30s recently succumbed to a similar condition. Under the new law, tobacco shop …. Read More
Dozens of product liability and class action lawsuits filed against e-cigarette and vaping behemoth, JUUL Labs, were centralized in court last month in order to move litigation forward quickly, given the gravity of the health concerns surrounding their products. The company’s JUUL vape pen, a device that looks like a USB flash drive, has been linked to …. Read More
American Medical Association Calls for a Ban on E-Cigarettes Products As more and more vaping illnesses and deaths occur due to e-cigarette use, the American Medical Association has called for a ban on these products. Lung injuries associated with E-cigarettes, or vaping, are known as EVALI, and lead to hospitalization of nearly all patients. Health …. Read More