Vaping

This Monday, Nov. 4, 2019 photo shows a vitamin E acetate sample during a tour of the Medical Marijuana Laboratory of Organic and Analytical Chemistry at the Wadsworth Center in Albany, N.Y. On Friday, Nov. 8, 2019, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta said fluid extracted from 29 lung injury patients who vaped contained the chemical compound in all of them. (AP Photo/Hans Pennink)
AP News Staff
November 08, 2019 - 12:07 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. health officials are reporting a breakthrough in their investigation into the cause of an outbreak of vaping illnesses. A government lab found the same chemical compound in lung fluid from 29 patients. The compound — vitamin E acetate — was previously found in vaping fluid used...
Read More
Artranq / Getty Images
KMBZ News Staff
October 01, 2019 - 9:22 am
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- As school administrators and parents crack down, a new batch of ways to vape is emerging. It started with students hiding in bathrooms, according to high school principal Francis Thompson. "They would come in[to the bathroom], four or five at a time, and they'd start...
Read More
Man blows steam from an e-cigarette device
HAZEMMKAMAL - iStock - Getty Images Plus
AP News Staff
September 20, 2019 - 8:36 am
ST. LOUIS (AP) - Missouri health officials say the state has recorded its first vaping-related death. The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services announced Thursday a man in his mid-40s died this week of an illness associated with the use of e-cigarettes. Health officials said lung...
Read More
Young man blows huge cloud of steam from vaping device
bedya - iStock - Getty Images Plus
AP News Staff
September 10, 2019 - 9:50 am
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) - Kansas health officials say they have confirmed the first death in the state related to an outbreak of a lung disease linked to vaping. The Kansas Department of Health and Environment said in a news release Tuesday the recent death involved a Kansas resident over the age of 50...
Read More
Kara Marxer
August 29, 2018 - 5:32 am
Columbia, MO - The University of Missouri has enhanced its smoking ban to include every kind of tobacco product, as well as vape devices. Cigarettes, pipes and cigars have been banned for years on the Columbia campus. The new policy includes hookahs, vaping pens, other forms of electronic...
Read More