E-Cigarettes

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Holly Quan
January 07, 2020 - 10:16 am
State Senator Jerry Hill is trying again to ban the sale of flavored tobacco products in California.
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Juul products are displayed at Smoke and Gift Shop on October 17, 2019 in San Francisco.
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Doug Sovern
December 18, 2019 - 3:40 pm
Five school districts from the Bay Area have sued Juul Labs in federal court, accusing the e-cigarette maker of targeting their students.
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MIAMI, FL - FEBRUARY 20: Electronic cigarettes with different flavored E liquid are seen on display at the Vapor Shark store on February 20, 2014 in Miami, Florida. As the popularity of E- cigarettes continue to grow, leading U.S. tobacco companies such a
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All News KCBS Radio
December 05, 2019 - 11:22 am
Researchers in San Francisco have found a patient with a rare lung disease, normally spotted in people exposed to metal dust. However, they believe the condition was caused by e-cigarettes.
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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
November 13, 2019 - 3:58 pm
A Marin County woman has died, marking the first death in the county suspected to be caused by severe lung injury associated with vaping, according to health officials.
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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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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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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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