A student at the University of Oregon has filed a class-action lawsuit against two vaping companies, stating they failed to disclose the risks associated with nicotine in their products.
The Oregon Health Authority said the federal government’s planned ban on flavored vaping products falls short in protecting the public.
The Oregon Health Authority has identified three additional cases of severe lung illness linked to vaping.
The state has now seen a total of 20 cases of EVALI — what health officials are referring to as ‘E-cigarette or Vaping Product Associated Lung Injury.’ Two cases have been fatal.
Ilona Jaspers initially approached the outbreak of vaping-related illnesses with a clinical curiosity.
Efforts to legalize cannabis have succeeded in 33 states, including Oregon and Washington. And there’s a federal bill that would allow banks to cater to cannabis businesses.
Less than a week after Oregon approved a six-month ban on flavored vaping products, the Oregon Court of Appeals has granted an immediate, temporary stay against the ban.