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The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

Vaping, Health Risks Associated

Becca Sagaris Health reporter October 1, 2019

Vaping illnesses and deaths have spiked across the country since the beginning of 2019.According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 805 lung injury cases were reportedly associated with...

FILE - This Dec. 20, 2018, file photo shows a Juul electronic cigarette starter kit at a smoke shop in New York. Juul is the largest U.S. seller of electronic cigarettes, controlling about 70 percent of the market. The San Francisco-based company rose to the top through viral marketing that promoted high-nicotine pods with dessert and fruit flavors. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

Juul stops e-cigarette ads as teen vaping, illnesses grow

WASHINGTON (AP) — Juul Labs Inc. will stop advertising its electronic cigarettes in the U.S. and replace its chief executive as mysterious breathing illnesses and an explosion in teen vaping have triggered...

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Our View: Vapes vs. Cigarettes

According to the CDC, an estimated 14 percent of adults in the U.S. smoked cigarettes in 2017 compared to 15.5 percent in 2016 and 42.4 percent in 1965. Thirty-three percent of adults vape and use e-cigarettes,...

A sixth person in the United States has died from lung disease related to vaping, Kansas health officials said. The death marks the first in the state, but raises even more concern about the safety and regulation of e-cigarettes.

‘I was non-stop Juuling up a storm’: 10 college students on their vaping addictions

By Eric Levenson, CNN September 15, 2019

Originally Published: 15 SEP 19 03:22 ETUpdated: 15 SEP 19 11:18 ET    (CNN) -- The CDC, FDA, White House and a who's who of officials in suits want young people to stop using e-cigarettes amid a mysterious...

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Trump Administration’s double standard on vaping

Jarrett Theberge September 11, 2019

The recent wave of vaping related lung illnesses has caused everyone from vaping college students to concerned parents of high schoolers to question whether or not vaping is safer than cigarettes if safe...

A sixth person in the United States has died from lung disease related to vaping, Kansas health officials said. The death marks the first in the state, but raises even more concern about the safety and regulation of e-cigarettes.

A sixth person died from vaping-related lung disease. Here’s what you need to know

By Jacqueline Howard, CNN September 11, 2019

Originally Published: 10 SEP 19 19:21 ETUpdated: 11 SEP 19 08:29 ET    (CNN) -- A sixth person in the United States has died from lung disease related to vaping, Kansas health officials said Tuesday....

Kent State still considering campus-wide smoking ban

Hannah Reed May 1, 2014

While a Kent State committee is recommending a campus-wide tobacco ban, the use of electronic cigarettes on campus is on the rise, Kent State researcher Deric Kenne said.However, the committee has not...

News on the go: April 25, 2014

Matt Merchant April 24, 2014

Bernie Kosar, former quarterback for the Cleveland Browns, was removed from his position as a sports TV broadcaster Wednesday. WKYC-TV President and General Manager Brooke Spectorsky disputed Kosar’s...

FDA eases into regulating e-cigarettes

Michael Felberbaum, AP April 24, 2014

WASHINGTON (AP) — The federal government's move to regulate e-cigarettes is a leap into the unknown.Most everyone agrees a ban on selling them to kids would be a step forward. But health and public policy...

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