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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...

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....

Our View: What’s the point?

Kent Stater Editors December 8, 2015

The city of Cleveland is banning the sale of tobacco products and electronic cigarettes to people under 21.People between 18 and 20 can still use tobacco products; they just cannot buy it.Cleveland Mayor...

Jason Noble, owner of Groove-E-Juice in Downtown Kent

A snapshot of an e-cig seller’s double life

Mark Oprea January 27, 2015

Walking into electronic cigarette shop Groove-E-Juice is akin to stepping into a lava lamp. Mugshots of famous rockers are plastered on a Day-Glo-colored wall under a giant Jimi Hendrix mural. Led Zeppelin’s...

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