E-Cigarettes

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KCBS Radio Afternoon News
October 03, 2019 - 2:56 pm
(KCBS Radio) – More than 1,000 people across the U.S. have now fallen ill from a vaping-related injury. The CDC and the FDA confirmed Thursday that 1,080 people in 48 states and one U.S. territory have come down with a respiratory illness that has been linked to use of a vaping product. 18 people...
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Jeremy Wong blows vapor from an e-cigarette at The Vaping Buddha on January 23, 2018 in South San Francisco, California.
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KCBS Radio Afternoon News
October 03, 2019 - 1:49 pm
(KCBS Radio) - The outbreak of vaping-related illnesses in the U.S. has surpassed 1,000 cases . The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Thursday that 1,080 confirmed and probable cases have been reported across 48 states and one U.S. territory, including 18 deaths. While public health...
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Woman Using Vaping Device
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KCBS Radio Morning News
September 30, 2019 - 10:23 am
The soaring popularity of vaping products, both legal and black market knock-offs, is fueling a public health crisis that has vexed the medical community.
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Christopher Chin blows puffs on an e-cigarette as he waits for customers at Gone With the Smoke Vapor Lounge on May 5, 2016 in San Francisco, California.
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Matt Bigler
September 27, 2019 - 12:55 pm
Health experts are warning that the coming flu season could make it harder to diagnose the rising number of illness related to vaping. The symptoms of vaping-related illnesses and influenza are strikingly similar, said Dr. Jeffrey Duchin, a public health official in Seattle. Fever, weakness and a...
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 Christopher Chin blows vapor from an e-cigarette at Gone With the Smoke Vapor Lounge on May 5, 2016 in San Francisco, California.
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All News KCBS Radio
September 24, 2019 - 2:27 pm
California health officials on Tuesday urged consumers to stop vaping of any kind until investigators determine why hundreds of people nationwide have been sickened after using the devices. Health officials in California have been alarmed by the hundreds of people in the U.S. who've been sickened...
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All News KCBS Radio
September 17, 2019 - 9:53 am
A San Joaquin Valley resident has died from health complications associated with vaping, officials in Tulare County said Monday. Hours before the death was announced by Tulare's health department, Gov. Gavin Newsom said the state would spend $20 million to raise awareness among teens about the...
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Teen vaping.
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All News KCBS Radio
September 16, 2019 - 12:11 pm
Gov. Gavin Newsom issued an executive action on Monday that aims to reduce vaping among teenagers. There will be a state-sponsored public awareness campaign focused on the dangers of e-cigarettes, Newsom said. The move follows a nationwide spate of serious lung illnesses and some deaths connected...
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Juul e-cigarettes and pods for sale
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Melissa Culross
August 09, 2019 - 3:36 pm
An obscure step in San Francisco’s elections process became the center of a heated fight Friday over an upcoming ballot measure to overturn the city’s ban on e-cigarettes.
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Christopher Chin blows puffs on an e-cigarette as he waits for customers at Gone With the Smoke Vapor Lounge on May 5, 2016 in San Francisco, California.
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KCBS Radio Midday News
August 06, 2019 - 1:19 pm
There's a war of words going on at San Francisco City Hall between proponents and opponents of an effort to overturn the city's ban on vaping products . The front for Tuesday's verbal skirmish is the little-known offices of the Ballot Simplification Committee at the Department of Elections. Juul...
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KCBS Radio Afternoon News
July 31, 2019 - 12:31 pm
San Francisco-based Juul Labs is under investigation in Connecticut over claims that vaping helps smokers quit.
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