Smokers Could Have Increased Risk If They Get Coronavirus, Researchers WarnResearchers at Cedars-Sinai warned Tuesday that smokers could have an increased risk of being hospitalized or placed on a ventilator if they contract coronavirus.
Manhattan Beach Moves Forward With Ban On Sale Of Tobacco, E-CigarettesThe ban will apply to all tobacco products, such as cigarettes, cigars, chewing tobacco and hookahs. It also applies to all e-cigarettes, vaping devices and flavored tobacco products.
Crescenta Valley Students Create App To Curb Vaping At Their SchoolThe app has worked so well at Crescenta Valley that other districts have reached out to see how they could use it at their schools.
Vape Shop Owners Say New FDA Bans Will Negatively Impact Legal SalesJust one day after the New Year, the FDA took action in an attempt curb the teen vaping crisis — announcing its plan to ban mint, desert and fruit-flavored e-cigarette cartridges popular with teenagers across the county.
New Vaping-Related Illness Reported In LA County, Bringing Total To 35A new case of a vaping-related injury has been reported in Los Angeles County, bringing the total number to 35.
Ventura County Bans Sale Of Flavored Vaping ProductsVentura County has joined Los Angeles County in banning the sale of flavored vaping products.
California Sues Juul, Alleging E-Cigarette Maker Targets Teens With Vaping Advertisements In New LawsuitCalifornia is suing Juul, the most well-known maker of vaping products, alleging the company targeted young people and failed to warn them about the risks of using them.
"Strong Culprit" Identified In Vaping IllnessesU.S. health officials reported a breakthrough Friday in their investigation into the cause of a mysterious outbreak of vaping illnesses.
'I Could Have Lost My Life': Teen Speaks Out About The Dangers Of VapingThe Centers for Disease Control said nearly 2,000 vaping-related lung injuries and 37 deaths have been reported across the country to date, and the Journal of the American Medical Association published a study Tuesday that found 1 in 4 high school students and 10% of middle school students reported that they vape.
City Councilman Proposes Ban On E-Cigarette Products Throughout LA CountyThe ban would put a halt on sales until vaping products are approved by the federal government and deemed safe.
Mayo Clinic Believes They Have Found Out Why People Are Getting Sick -- And Some Dying -- From VapingAcross the country, the CDC says 800 people have experienced vaping-related lung injuries -- 12 of those people died.
LA County Supervisors Approve Ban On Flavored Tobacco ProductsThe ordinance will take effect in 30 days. Tobacco retailers will have 180 days after it takes effect to obtain new business licenses and to clear their shelves of flavored tobacco products.
Police Shut Down Illegal Marijuana Vaping Operating In San Gabriel ValleyPolice shut down an illegal marijuana vaping operation in the San Gabriel Valley Thursday after executing a search warrant at a vacant office building.
LA County Board Of Supervisors Votes To Ban Flavored TobaccoThe proposed ordinance would prohibit the sale of flavored e-cigarettes and menthol in all unincorporated areas of L.A. County.
2 Vaping Companies Agree To Stop Marketing Products To Minors, Pay $175,000Two vaping companies targeted by the city of Los Angeles have now agreed to stop marketing their products to minors.