e-cigarettes

Toxic chemical fumes may be the cause of the mysterious lung illnesses linked to vaping.
This is the first death identified by the state since Gov. Phil Murphy launched a task force to investigate vaping in response to the national outbreak.
The vaping company had donated nearly $19 million to the Proposition C campaign.
The CDC's latest figures show a 52% rise in cases since last week. The latest deaths were in Mississippi, Georgia and Florida.
During a hearing Wednesday, Ned Sharpless responded to congressional calls for an outright ban by saying his agency will "enforce existing law."
The company's decision follows a wave of vaping-linked illnesses — and several deaths — throughout the nation.
There have been seven deaths and 530 confirmed and probable cases of lung injury linked to vaping, the CDC said Thursday.
People found vaping will face up to a year in prison and, or a fine up to $1,390.
The CDC has activated its Emergency Operations Center in response to the mounting illnesses and deaths related to vaping across the country.
The move comes amid a national investigation into hundreds of cases of lung illness and six deaths associated with vaping.
At least 450 people have been sickened by mysterious illnesses after using vaping devices and a sixth person died this week.
The vaping company is also accused of marketing its products to students, calling e-cigarettes "totally safe."
Michigan will be the first state to ban flavored e-cigarettes.
Gov. Gretchen Whitmer's decision will prohibit sweet, fruity and menthol e-cigarettes, which studies say are more likely to get young people hooked on vaping.
Attorney General Josh Stein says that e-cigarette companies "aggressively" target nicotine products to children and fuel "an epidemic of vaping."
The federal health agency reported 94 cases in 14 states and said the number is climbing.
Lawmakers say the e-cigarette company paid tens of thousands of dollars to get access to children, although it claims it was trying to conduct health education efforts.
“I’m sorry for them and have empathy for them and the challenges that they’re going through,” said Kevin Burns.
The hometown of Juul Labs it taking a hard-line stance against vaping.
Even Mitch MConnell, from the big tobacco growing state of Kentucky, has pushed for a federal bill to do the same.