New York joins states suing e-cigarette maker Juul

NEW YORK (AP) — New York has joined the ranks of states suing the nation’s biggest e-cigarette maker, Juul Labs Inc., saying the company used deceptive marketing practices to reel in young users. ...

New York joins states suing e-cigarette maker Juul

NEW YORK (AP) — New York has joined the ranks of states suing the nation’s biggest e-cigarette maker. Attorney General Letitia James announced the lawsuit on Tuesday against San Fran...

Trump backing off banning vaping flavors popular with teens

When President Donald Trump boarded Air Force One to fly to a Kentucky campaign rally two weeks ago, a plan was in place for him to give final approval to a plan to ban most flavored e-cigarettes. ...

Editorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent editorials

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: Nov. 12 The Los Angeles Times on the U.S. Supreme Court hearing on efforts to overturn the Deferred...

Altria takes a $4.5 billion hit on Juul amid vaping backlash

WASHINGTON (AP) — Marlboro-maker Altria is taking a big financial hit from its multibillion-dollar bet on e-cigarettes. The tobacco giant on Thursday slashed the value of its investm...

Smoking ban at VA facilities has some veterans fuming

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Serving up drinks at the American Legion post in Concord, Jeff Holland gets a little testy when the talk turns to smoking. A Marine veteran who enjoys lighting u...

Keep calm and vape on: UK embraces e-cigarettes, US cautious

LONDON (AP) — While the U.S. scrambles to crack down on vaping, Britain has embraced electronic cigarettes as a powerful tool to help smokers kick the habit. The Royal College of Phy...

NY could add menthol to flavor ban as vaping groups sue

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York's governor wants to add menthol to the state's first-in-the-nation ban on the sale of flavored e-cigarettes as the vaping industry sues to nullify it. De...

What we know (and don't) about Juul, teen vaping and illness

NEW YORK (AP) — An outbreak of vaping illnesses. A surge in teens using electronic cigarettes. They're often spoken of in the same urgent breath, but it's not clear how — or even if — they are connect...

Panel approves ban on sale of flavored e-cigs in New York

NEW YORK (AP) — New York became the first state to ban the sale of flavored e-cigarettes Tuesday, a move that comes as federal health officials investigate a mysterious surge of severe breathing...

Panel approves ban on sale of flavored e-cigs in New York

NEW YORK (AP) — New York became the first state to ban the sale of flavored e-cigarettes Tuesday, a move that comes as federal health officials investigate a mysterious surge of severe breathing illne...

Retailers scramble as NY moves to ban flavored e-cigarettes

NEW YORK CITY (AP) — Vape shops in New York are scrambling to respond to Gov. Andrew Cuomo's plan to prohibit the sale of flavored vaping products — a ban poised to take effect Tuesday. ...

Cuomo pushes for flavored e-cig ban, citing risk to youth

NEW YORK (AP) — New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo directed state health officials to ban the sale of flavored e-cigarettes, citing the risk of young people getting addicted to nicotine. The...

Illinois lawsuit filed against top e-cigarette maker

CHICAGO (AP) — An Illinois teenager who fell ill with a lung disease after vaping for more than a year has sued a leading e-cigarette maker. Attorneys filed the lawsuit Friday in Lak...

U.S. government plans to ban flavors used in e-cigarettes

WASHINGTON (AP) — The federal government will act to ban thousands of flavors used in e-cigarettes, President Donald Trump said Wednesday, responding to a recent surge in underage vaping that ha...