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Missouri Gov. Mike Parson
Missouri Governor's Office
Associated Press
October 15, 2019 - 1:54 pm
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri officials are developing a public safety campaign aimed at making young people aware of the risks of vaping. Republican Gov. Mike Parson said at a news conference Tuesday that he is directing leaders of the state health, education and public safety departments to...
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Associated Press
September 25, 2019 - 10:46 am
Juul and hundreds of smaller e-cigarette companies are fighting for their survival as they face two public health debacles linked to vaping: a mysterious lung illness and rising use of e-cigarettes by teenagers.
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Juul vape pen flavors
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Associated Press
September 23, 2019 - 5:27 pm
The five — all between 18 and 20 — contend in their federal lawsuit that vaping caused shortness of breath and other health problems and caused their addictions to nicotine.
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Associated Press
September 23, 2019 - 9:01 am
CHICAGO (AP/KFTK) — Illinois lawmakers this fall will consider banning most flavored vaping products, following recent restrictions that some other states have enacted amid concerns about the safety of vaping and its allure to young people. The legislation sponsored by Democratic state Rep. Deb...
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Digital Content Producer
September 19, 2019 - 4:02 pm
ST. LOUIS (KFTK) - A Missouri man has died due to his use of e-cigarettes, reports the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services (DHSS). The man was in his mid-40s and had "no prior lung illness" before he started vaping to fight "chronic pain issues." This is the first vaping-related death...
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Digital Content Producer
September 16, 2019 - 1:55 pm
This research follows a summer of mysterious vaping-related illnesses that have affected hundreds across the country. Six have died as a result.
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Digital Content Producer
September 12, 2019 - 2:50 pm
(KFTK/AP) - There are hundreds of breathing illnesses being investigated, at least six deaths reported and now a teenager has received some strange news from doctors that are all being connected to the rising vaping trend in the U.S. An 18-year-old in Illinois says he's used e-cigarettes for more...
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Juul vape pen flavors
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Digital Content Producer
August 29, 2019 - 12:43 pm
A federal lawsuit filed this week alleges that Juul Labs, makers of small vape pens, marketed their products at teens.
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Associated Press
August 23, 2019 - 2:43 pm
By DON BABWIN Associated Press CHICAGO (AP) — Illinois health officials said Friday that a patient who contracted a serious lung disease after vaping has died, which could make it the first death in the United States linked to the smoking alternative that has become popular with teens and young...
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