Vitamin E acetate, an additive in some THC-containing vaping products, is associated with a recent outbreak of severe lung injury cases in the state, according to the Minnesota Department of Health’s Public Health Laboratory.
Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, health officials are seeing a recent resurgence of severe lung injuries connected to vaping, according to the Minnesota Department of Health.
Daniel Ament, the teen who became anonymously famous after becoming the first patient to receive a double lung transplant from vaping, spoke to a class of students about the dangers of vaping.
St. Louis Park became the first city in Minnesota to ban the sale of e-cigarettes and vaping products.
The FDA said it is now illegal to sell tobacco products to anyone under the age of 21 after the national age was raised from 18 last week.
Health officials are blaming blame vitamin E acetate for the “vast majority” of cases in the U.S. outbreak of vaping illnesses.
Minnesota is suing Juul Labs, the nation’s biggest producer of electronic cigarette products, accusing the company of hooking Minnesota kids on nicotine through deceptive marketing.
President Donald Trump on Friday heard opposing viewpoints in the debate over youth vaping but offered no insight into where he would ultimately come down on the issue after promising two months ago that he would ban most flavored e-cigarettes but later backtracking.
The American Medical Association on Tuesday called for an immediate ban on all electronic cigarettes and vaping devices.
Minneapolis officials announced Tuesday that batteries will no longer be allowed in recycling picked up from residential properties due to concerns they could start fires.
President Trump said his administration will pursue raising the age to purchase e-cigarettes to 21 in its upcoming plans to combat youth vaping.
The CDC said the chemical compound was found in lung fluid from 29 patients tested in a government lab.
Authorities are warning people about the dangers of alcohol vaping after they recently confiscated an alcohol vaping device from a bar in Hampton Minnesota.
Hennepin County says it will no longer collect batteries at some public facilities due to the fire hazard posed by e-cigarettes.
The warnings were similar. But at two separate news conferences, Minnesota lawmakers on Monday foreshadowed a difficult road ahead to snuff out a vaping craze among teenagers.
Gov. Tim Walz saw Minnesota’s vaping problem Tuesday through the lens of eight Hopkins High School students, who warned him that addiction is more widespread than state officials have previously said.
The Hennepin County Sheriff's Office announced they will accept vaping devices for the first time during next weekend's Drug Take Back Day.
At least 33 people have died from illnesses related to vaping, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced Thursday.
Two more people in Minnesota have now died from severe lung injuries associated with vaping, bringing the total number of vaping-related deaths in the state to three, health officials said Wednesday.
For weeks, we've heard from doctors, parents and government officials about the vaping epidemic. Now, as one Minnesota city hears from the teens at the center of it all, another city joined 50 others in raising the tobacco sale age to 21.