e-cigarettes

Walmart to Stop Selling E-Cigarettes in U.S. Stores

Walmart announced Friday that it will stop selling e-cigarettes at all its U.S. stores once its existing inventory is gone, citing "regulatory complexity." According to CNN, the retailer said both state and federal legal uncertainty surrounding the product spurred their decision; they'd already...
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San Francisco Becomes 1st U.S. City to Ban E-Cigarettes

On Tuesday, San Francisco became the first U.S. city to ban the sale of e-cigarettes. "You have this device loaded with nicotine and chemicals that’s drawing people to addiction, Board of Supervisors member Shamann Walton told The New York Times. "We need to keep it out of the hands of young people...
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E-Cigarette Exploded in Teen's Mouth, Damaging His Jaw

In March of 2018, Kailani Burton and her husband heard a loud pop, followed by their 17-year-old son, Austin, racing into the living room with a bloodied jaw. This was no firearm accident, as one might assume; rather, an e-cigarette had exploded in the boy's mouth. On Wednesday, the pediatric...
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