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Rinaldo Law Group

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January 2020

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Don’t Be Fooled – Vaping Is Dangerous and Causes Lung Disease

Initially, healthcare investigators were stumped on why vaping was causing an epidemic of severe lung disease and deaths throughout the U.S., especially among young people. The tobacco industry wants everyone to believe one potential culprit might be the vitamin E acetate used as a thickening agent in black market vaping products containing THC, the active ingredient in marijuana.

But as you will read here, researchers now know that vaping over-the-counter e-cigarettes with nicotine cause EVALI – E-cigarette or Vaping Associated Lung Injury, which could become life-threatening.

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As Millions More Vape, Health Effects Clouded in Uncertainty

Vaping Girl

We thought we had smoking on the run.

From 2005 to 2018, the number of Americans that smoke dropped from 21 percent to 14 percent. Then along came e-cigarettes with a promise that vaping, as its use is known, would be less dangerous and make it easier for smokers to quit. But once again we may be learning the hard way that what sounds too good to be true probably isn’t, especially when corporate profits are involved. Here’s the latest on the dangers of vaping and the alarming growth of vape use by young people.



27% Kids

A September 2019 study of American teens revealed that over one in four young people used a vaping device in the previous month.


Some Vape Flavors Banned by the FDA

The FDA just banned the sale of fruit, candy, mint and dessert-flavored vape pods to curb teen vaping, but some experts say that’s not enough.



Here are six products teens are using to vape undetected right under the noses of parents and teachers.

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