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British American Tobacco cuts 2,300 jobs in shift towards vaping

Firm aims to increase revenues from ‘potentially reduced-risk products’ to £5bnBritish American Tobacco (BAT) has announced plans to cut 2,300 jobs by 2020 in readiness for a shift towards non-tobacco products, a day aft...

British American Tobacco cuts 2,300 jobs in shift towards vaping

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07:17, 09/13/2019

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23:48, 08/05/2019

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13:48, 07/29/2019

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22:16, 08/30/2019

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07:01, 09/10/2019

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23:32, 05/07/2019

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21:48, 08/02/2019

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13:48, 07/04/2019

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17:32, 07/04/2019

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03:48, 08/09/2019

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07:48, 08/21/2019

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12:32, 09/10/2019

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00:00, 09/11/2019

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15:32, 07/24/2019

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15:48, 05/28/2019

Indonesia cracks down on online tobacco ads to deter young smokers Indonesia, the world's fourth biggest producer of cigarettes, will crack down on online tobacco advertisements in a bid to target youthful smokers, the communication minister said on Thursday....
13:32, 06/14/2019

Smokers, beware: Beverly Hills says it is the first US city to ban tobacco sales The ban will apply to cigarettes, chewing tobacco and e-cigarettes, adding to the California city's already-strict tobacco regulations.        ...
07:16, 06/06/2019

Campaign to raise minimum smoking age to 21 finds unlikely supporter: Big Tobacco Altria, Juul and British American Tobacco — the largest U.S. cigarette and e-cigarette manufacturers — are supporting raising the smoking age to 21. Regulators are pressuring them to fix what they're calling an epidemic of teen vaping....
19:00, 05/12/2019

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18:16, 08/06/2019

Cigarette alternative that heats tobacco approved by US health officials The cigarette alternative is the centerpiece of Philip Morris International's effort to move the shrinking number of smokers toward other products.        ...
03:32, 05/01/2019

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00:32, 06/27/2019

Brazil sues top tobacco firms to recover public health costs Brazil's solicitor general's office is suing the world's largest cigarette makers British American Tobacco Plc and Philip Morris International to recover the public health treatment costs of tobacco-related diseases over the last five years....
20:32, 05/22/2019

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09:16, 08/21/2019

Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids slams Juul's 'fake apology' Campaign for Tobacco Free-Kids slammed Juul's "fake apology," saying it's "a blatant attempt to deflect attention from the company's wrongdoing" in "creating the youth e-cigarette epidemic."...
17:48, 07/15/2019

Altria buys 80% stake in Swiss tobacco company Burger Sohne The Altria Group is buying an 80 percent share in Swiss company Burger Sohne and will commercialize one of its smokeless tobacco products, the companies announced Monday....
07:16, 06/04/2019

Brazil sues tobacco companies to recover public health costs RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazil’s Attorney General’s Office is suing multinational tobacco companies to recover costs by the public health care system in treating smoking-related illnesses. The suit, filed against British American Tobacco and Philip Morris International on Tuesday, seeks to...
17:32, 05/23/2019

FDA permits sale of Philip Morris IQOS tobacco heating device The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday said it would allow Philip Morris to sell a heated tobacco product called IQOS in the United States, a major victory for the international tobacco giant as it looks to sell more alternatives to traditional cigarettes....
21:16, 04/30/2019

Fewer parents smoke when pediatricians offer tobacco screening, treatment (Reuters Health) - Parents who smoke may be more likely to quit when they receive tobacco screening and smoking cessation treatment from their child's pediatrician than when they don't get this support, a new study suggests....
00:00, 08/14/2019

Ajay Devgn Asked By Cancer Patient To Not Promote Tobacco Products Nanakram, a 40-year old cancer patient from Rajasthan, has made a public appeal to Bollywood actor Ajay Devgn to stop doing advertisement of tobacco products in the interest of the society....
20:32, 05/05/2019

Morgan Stanley predicts 'maximum nicotine' policy could cut tobacco profits in half Profits for major U.S. tobacco companies could be cut in half if the FDA adopts a "maximum nicotine" rule within the next 15 years, according to analysts at Morgan Stanley....
19:32, 06/17/2019

Young adults see less harm in tobacco products, prefer online health information (Reuters Health) - Young adults may be more likely than older folks to go online to find health information, and less likely to view tobacco products as "very harmful," according to survey results compiled to inform U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regulatory policy....
03:48, 06/07/2019

FDA permits sale of Philip Morris IQOS tobacco-heating alternative to cigarettes The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday said it would allow Philip Morris to sell a heated tobacco product called IQOS in the United States, a major victory for the international tobacco giant as it looks to sell more alternatives to traditional cigarettes....
23:48, 04/30/2019

Beverly Hills votes to outlaw tobacco sales in ordinance believed to be first of its kind in US The Beverly Hills City Council late Tuesday voted to outlaw sales of most tobacco products in a sweeping ordinance that is believed to be the first of its kind in the nation....
08:00, 06/05/2019

UPDATE 1-Brazil sues top tobacco firms to recover public health costs Brazil's solicitor general's office is suing the world's largest cigarette makers British American Tobacco Plc and Philip Morris International to recover the public health treatment costs of tobacco-related diseases over the last five years....
20:32, 05/22/2019

Fall in Tobacco Sales Spurs Philip Morris, Altria to Talk Merger Marlboro makers Philip Morris International and Altria Group are in advanced talks to merge, a potential blockbuster deal that would reunite two tobacco giants struggling with shrinking demand....
23:48, 08/27/2019

US lawmakers push bipartisan bill to raise the federal minimum buying age for tobacco to 21 A bipartisan group of lawmakers on Tuesday introduced bicameral legislation that would raise the minimum age to buy tobacco products to 21, weeks after Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said he would introduce his own bill....
19:00, 04/30/2019

Tobacco Giants Philip Morris and Altria in Talks to Merge 10 Years After Split (Bloomberg) — Philip Morris International Inc., the maker of Marlboro cigarettes in overseas markets, is in talks to reunite with Altria Group Inc. more than 10 years after the tobacco giants split their operations. Altria shares surged the most since October 2008 on the news, rising as much a...
23:48, 08/27/2019

The FDA's proposal to limit nicotine could cost tobacco industry $165 billion, Morgan Stanley says Major U.S. tobacco companies could be in for a massive financial hit if the FDA elects to limit nicotine content in cigarettes.       ...
06:16, 06/18/2019

In landmark case, Brazil sues top tobacco firms to recover public health costs Brazil is suing the world's largest cigarette makers, British American Tobacco Plc and Philip Morris International, in a landmark case aimed at recovering the public health treatment costs of tobacco-related diseases over the last five years....
21:48, 05/22/2019

A Flurry of States Have Raised Their Smoking Ages. But Big Tobacco’s Involvement Has Some Health Groups Uneasy Momentum is growing for a nationwide movement to raise the legal age of tobacco purchase from 18 to 21. Experts say the widespread and worrisome teen vaping epidemic is a major catalyst—but so is support from e-cigarette and tobacco companies, which has some health groups feeling uneasy. On Ju...
19:16, 06/10/2019

Florida police thwart smuggling of McDonald's burgers and sandwiches, chewing tobacco into jail   Reps for the Clay County Sheriff's Office (CCSO) in Florida announced that officials thwarted a would-be smuggler’s attempt at sneaking six McDonald’s sandwiches and a tube of Grizzly chewing tobacco into the department’s detention facility....
22:16, 06/01/2019

FDA clears Philip Morris' iQOS, paving the way for Altria to sell the heated tobacco device in US iQOS is currently available in more than 40 markets around the world. It's a key component of Philip Morris' future as the company tries to pivot past cigarettes....
20:16, 04/30/2019

California lawmaker withdraws bill banning flavored tobacco products after 'hostile amendments' A proposed California bill that would prohibit sales of flavored tobacco products in stores and vending machines in the nation's most populous state was withdrawn Thursday....
04:48, 05/24/2019

Exclusive: Anti-smoking group finds tobacco images up in shows popular with young viewers Tobacco images on TV are up, according to a study, as Netflix promises to eliminate such images in programming aimed at youths.        ...
17:32, 07/02/2019

UN sees progress in fight against tobacco, warns more action needed to help people quit deadly product Progress is being made in the battle against the global tobacco epidemic, but more action is needed to help people quit the deadly products, according to a new report from the UN World Health Organization (WHO).  ...
11:16, 07/27/2019

Citing Reuters report, health groups push tech firms to police tobacco marketing More than 100 public health and anti-tobacco organizations are calling on Facebook Inc, Instagram, Twitter and Snap Inc to take "swift action" to curb advertising of tobacco products on their platforms....
20:32, 05/22/2019

FDA Clears Horrible-Sounding 'Heat Not Burn' Tobacco Vape Made By Phillip Morris for Sale The Food and Drug Administration has cleared for sale tobacco giant Phillip Morris International (PMI) and its sister company Altria’s baffling, “heat not burn” iQOS dry tobacco vaporizer on Tuesday, Bloomberg reported, handing Big Tobacco a major win despite there not actually being any evidence it...
18:32, 05/01/2019

Google could shift production away from China Google reportedly plans to shift some hardware manufacturing away from China in a move that would allow it to expand its operations and minimise the impact of tariffs.Devices, such as the Google Pixel smartphone and Google Home voice-activated assistant, are currently made in the country.However the...
01:48, 08/30/2019

France's Canal+ pairs up with Netflix in pay-TV shift Vivendi's Canal+ has agreed a deal to add Netflix shows to its TV bundles in France and elsewhere, the French broadcaster said on Monday, in the latest such alliance to counter pressure from streaming giants....
21:32, 09/16/2019

Will we see a major smartphone manufacturing shift away from China? We’re back at it again! This time, however, it’s not about the Huawei ban and its consequences. We’ve covered what it means for Huawei and the various aspects of its business and how, on the other hand, it will give a significant boost to Huawei’s direct competitors. But the ban is just a small piec...
02:48, 05/31/2019

FCA is recalling over 82,000 vehicles for unexpected shift to neutral FCA said the recall is for 2014 model-year Jeep Cherokees equipped with a V-6 engine. Customer feedback led to the discovery of an issue that could cause an unexpected shift into neutral....
19:48, 07/08/2019

Report: Apple to shift assembly of Mac Pro from US to China SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A newspaper is reporting that Apple will manufacture its new Mac Pro computer in China, shifting away from a U.S. assembly line it had been using for that product in recent years. The Wall Street Journal reported the plan Friday, citing unidentified people familiar with the move...
19:00, 06/28/2019

Business faces a paradigm shift in search What makes Yext stand out from the competition? Yext makes it possible for businesses to provide verified answers for consumers seeking accurate information about their brand. There’s a massive paradigm shift going on in the world of search from chaotic results to verified answers, and brands...
16:16, 08/05/2019

At F8, Zuckerberg Explains Facebook's Shift Toward Privacy To mark this supposedly new era, Mark Zuckerberg unveiled a subtle redesign for Facebook that places more emphasis on Groups and new products like Secret Crush....
06:00, 05/01/2019

Democrats’ leftward shift on third-trimester abortion The party used to talk about abortion needing to being "rare." These days, top presidential hopefuls are suggesting basically any restrictions are off limits....
10:00, 09/12/2019

Ikea closing only U.S. factory in shift to Europe Swedish furniture giant Ikea announced Tuesday it will close its only U.S. factory in Virginia and shift operations to Europe, where costs are less expensive....
02:16, 07/17/2019

New iPhones Shift Smartphone Camera Battleground to AI Apple added a third lens to the iPhone 11 Pro model, matching the three-camera setup of rivals like Samsung and Huawei, already a feature on their flagship models....
17:16, 09/12/2019

Tata Ace Mini-Truck Will Make The Shift To BS-VI Tata Motors has confirmed that the company's top-selling light commercial vehicle, Tata Ace, will make the shift to Bharat Stage VI (BS6) next year. The news was confirmed to us on the sidelines of......
01:00, 05/18/2019

A Philosophical Shift at Business Roundtable: It's Not All About Shareholders The leaders of some of America’s biggest companies are chipping away at the long-held notion that corporate decision-making should revolve around what is best for shareholders....
13:32, 08/19/2019

Germany's AfD infighting leading to rightward shift In at least three German states, extremist elements of the far-right Alternative for Germany are threatening to take over the party. The nationalist wing led by Björn Höcke is becoming increasingly powerful....
10:48, 07/07/2019

AOC tries to shift attention from ‘unfortunate’ Pelosi feud Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Friday tried to defuse her public spat with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, calling the craze her race remarks sparked “unfortunate.” Asked if she regrets saying that Pelosi was targeting freshman female reps of color, the Bronx Democrat said she wished the feud hadn’...
01:48, 07/13/2019

Germany's AfD in-fighting leading to rightward shift In at least three German states, extremist elements of the far-right Alternative for Germany are threatening to take over the party. The nationalist wing led by Björn Höcke is becoming increasingly powerful....
04:00, 07/07/2019

Shift to renewable electricity a win-win at statewide level Amid rollbacks of the Clean Power Plan and other environmental regulations at the federal level, several U.S. states, cities, and towns have resolved to take matters into their own hands and implement policies to promote renewable energy and reduce greenhouse gas emissions. One popular approach, now...
20:00, 08/14/2019

Vaping As cigarette smoking declines worldwide, tobacco companies have turned to a new product line to make up for lost revenue: vaping devices. Using an e-cigarette, vapers get a hit of stimulating nicotine without resorting to a burning stick of tobacco. These products are marketed as less risky alternat...
23:16, 06/25/2019

Todd Frazier saved the Mets by cheating the shift Todd Frazier represented the tying run. One swing could eliminate the three-run deficit the Mets were facing in the fourth inning. Rather than go big, however, Frazier thought small. Instead of swinging for the fences, he took what the defense was giving him. Frazier drove in the Mets’ first run wit...
08:32, 05/27/2019

Myanmar Freed Two Reporters From Prison. It’s Not a Paradigm Shift. Activists said the release of two Reuters journalists did not mean broad improvement for freedom of expression and other rights that are in jeopardy in Myanmar....
23:00, 05/07/2019

UK PM hopeful Hunt says would go for no-deal Brexit if EU doesn't shift Jeremy Hunt, the underdog in the race to be next British prime minister, said he would take the United Kingdom out of the European Union without a deal on Oct. 31 if the EU had not showed it was willing to renegotiate the Brexit deal....
19:48, 06/22/2019

AT&T Eyes $16- to $17-a-Month Streaming Service in Strategy Shift AT&T’s WarnerMedia has abandoned its plan for a three-tiered streaming service and instead will likely package HBO, sister channel Cinemax and the vast library of Warner Bros. TV shows and movies into one offering at a price of between $16 and $17 a month....
21:48, 06/06/2019

Defense Consolidation Continues as Spending Priorities Shift The biggest aerospace-and-defense merger ever, between United Technologies and Raytheon, caps two years of deal making in an industry that is reorganizing in anticipation of slower growth in Pentagon spending and new priorities....
12:32, 06/11/2019

VW in $9 billion software revamp as tech shift expands Unifying VW’s fragmented IT units will boost efficiency as the automaker steps up sharing of parts and key technology across 12 automotive brands including Porsche, Bentley, Audi and Skoda....
18:48, 09/13/2019

Coates Hire preps for the future with three-day Azure shift The company underwent a three-day cloud transition to Microsoft Azure, aimed at cutting costs and preparing for future transformation with a vision to include machine learning and the Internet of Things....
04:32, 08/16/2019

Ban Forces Trading Shift for Europe's Biggest Stocks Investors and traders moved quickly to shift trading of Europe’s largest stocks from London to Switzerland after a major diplomatic breakdown threatened to reverse decades of financial market integration....
19:00, 07/01/2019

FCA extends 3rd shift at Ontario minivan plant until end of year FCA in March said it would end the third shift at the Windsor plant on Sept. 30 amid sluggish North American sales for the Chrysler Pacifica and Dodge Grand Caravan minivans it builds. The automaker has now extended the shift's life two times since that announcement....
21:32, 08/15/2019

Fortunes ‘shift’ in worst way possible for Mets’ ace Jacob deGrom Jacob deGrom charged into the dugout after getting the final out of the third inning Thursday one upset Cy Young winner. The Mets were in a shift, with St. Louis’ speedy Harrison Bader on third base and two outs in the inning. Because Bader was bluffing toward home plate, third baseman Todd Frazier ...
10:48, 06/14/2019

Apple's new iPhones shift smartphone camera battleground to AI When Apple Inc introduced its triple-camera iPhone this week, marketing chief Phil Schiller waxed on about the device's ability to create the perfect photograph by weaving it together with eight separate exposures captured before the main shot, a feat of "computational photography mad science."...
13:32, 09/12/2019

Boris Johnson could shift UK policy on Huawei after US warnings British Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s national security team is reviewing the United Kingdom’s posture toward Huawei, a Chinese telecommunications giant that U.S. officials regard as a platform for spy agencies....
03:00, 08/13/2019

The Fiver | A tough shift at the coalface of relentless self-promotion Sign up now! Sign up now! Sign up now? Sign up now!On 11 June Paul Pogba played in the France team that beat Andorra 4-0, after which he posted an update on social media disgraces. “Last game of the season we finish well,” he wrote. “Time to relax.” The Fiver certainly knows how to relax: a diary cl...
19:16, 06/17/2019

Fiji urges Australia to shift to renewable energy Fiji has told Australia its refusal to shift from coal to renewable energy sources amounts to an "existential threat" to Pacific islands. Neighboring low-lying Tuvalu is about to host an 18-nation regional forum....
23:00, 08/12/2019

Bucks look to keep rolling as East finals shift to Toronto What I'm Hearing: Matt Velazquez of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel breaks down the Bucks' collective mindset as the Eastern Conference finals shifts to Toronto for Games 3 and 4.        ...
15:16, 05/18/2019

Defense seeks to shift blame for warehouse fire A defense attorney is expected to counter a prosecutor's emotional opening statement by attempting to deflect blame from his client charged with 36 counts of involuntary manslaughter in connection with a Northern California warehouse fire that killed three dozen people....
12:16, 05/01/2019

Emissions rules and electric shift to spur car engines M&A A growing understanding in the car industry of the value of combustion engine technology able to meet new anti-pollution requirements is likely to fuel a wave of consolidation in the next two years, industry executives and bankers say....
21:16, 07/09/2019

Amazon looking to shift to one-day Prime shipping and delivering orders wherever you want With Walmart nipping at its heels, Amazon looks to 1-day shipping and dropping off packages wherever a shopper wants to win the delivery wars.        ...
21:00, 04/28/2019

Jason Blum: This Is the Biggest Shift in Hollywood History For our project on the future of movies, the producer foresees his horror films living on in theaters, but something like his Oscar-winning “Whiplash”? Nope....
18:32, 06/20/2019

Germany plans to shift gears on driver's licenses Germans love manual cars, but more and more automatics are hitting the road. Now the transport minister wants to change how people get their driver's license....
22:48, 08/24/2019

Fed Official Urges Firms to Speed Shift From Libor Randal Quarles, the Federal Reserve vice chairman in charge of financial regulation, urged companies and financial institutions Monday to speed up their preparations for a looming interest-rate shift....
06:48, 06/04/2019

In Shift, U.S. Vows to More Aggressively Deport Migrant Families Mark Morgan, the acting director of Immigration and Customs Enforcement, said the stepped-up deportations were necessary to deter migrants at the southwestern border....
03:00, 06/05/2019

Vaping deaths in the US: what do you need to know? Despite six confirmed deaths connected to vaping in the US there is no consensus on risksIs it true that e-cigarettes have caused deaths in the United States?There have been six confirmed deaths connected to vaping across the US – in California, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Minnesota and Oregon – as w...
10:00, 09/13/2019

How to Quit Vaping Maybe you’re spooked by the outbreak of respiratory illness linked to vaping. Maybe you’re just sick of giving your money to the makers of an addictive product. Either way, let’s look at what it takes to quit vaping....
02:17, 09/13/2019

Trump: we have to do something about vaping President Donald Trump on Wednesday told reporters the United States has a problem with vaping, and must do something about it, as he met with government officials at the White House about the emerging health concerns around electronic cigarettes....
19:32, 09/11/2019

Trump now says not all vaping is bad President Donald Trump seemed to strike a different tone on vaping in a tweet Friday evening after announcing earlier in the week an effort to ban almost all flavored vaping products....
04:32, 09/16/2019

The Latest: US ready to shift military assets in Middle East WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the United States and Iran (all times local): 6:45 p.m. American officials say the U.S. is poised to move more military assets to the Middle East in response to perceived threats from Iran. Officials say two additional bomber aircraft are expected to deploy to the reg...
04:00, 05/09/2019

In historic shift, Vatican to consider married priests for Amazon region A Vatican document on Monday said the Church should consider ordaining older married men as priests in remote areas of the Amazon, a historic shift which some say could pave the way for their use in other areas where clergy are scarce....
19:48, 06/17/2019

As Instagram tests its 'like' ban, influencers will have to shift tactics to make money Instagram began tests that hide "like" counts on posts. That means influencers who market products on Instagram will have to rely on different metrics to show success....
18:16, 07/21/2019

Article 370 "Behind Us": Nitish Kumar's Party Signals Shift In Stance The special status of Kashmir is now over and Article 370 is "behind us", a key leader of Nitish Kumar's Janata Dal United said today in Rajya Sabha, the upper house of parliament....
12:16, 08/08/2019

Need To Shift Gears To Become $5-Trillion Economy: Chief Economic Adviser The Economic Survey "departs from traditional thinking by viewing the economy as being either in a virtuous or a vicious cycle, and thus never in equilibrium", Chief Economic Adviser Krishnamurthy......
12:32, 07/04/2019

GM schedules temporary layoff for Canada plant, shift cut in Mexico The cutbacks by General Motors in Canada and Mexico come amid declining new-vehicle sales in North America and in other markets and as trade tensions escalate....
08:48, 08/08/2019

Defying Congress, Trump administration looks to shift billions in foreign aid President Donald Trump's administration has ordered a review of foreign aid that critics fear could lead to sharp cuts in funds for global health, peacekeeping, narcotics control and other programs despite their having been approved by Congress....
02:16, 08/07/2019

The Coolest Part of the New Pagani Huayra Roadster BC Is its Shift Knob These days every sports car interior is packed with carbon and Alcantara, Pagani included. That makes for a very dull and drab color palette. Carbon is great as a material, but it never works as an aesthetic, making the inside of your car either too shiny or too dark. And Alcantara, by nature, is a ...
03:16, 08/01/2019

Mueller’s Testimony Didn’t Shift the Debate on Impeachment. But the Issue Isn’t Going Away In the wake of Robert Mueller’s hotly anticipated Congressional testimony, one thing was clear: House Democrats will continue to wrestle with the question of impeachment— even as some believe the window to pursue it gets increasingly smaller. In the four months since the former special c...
01:48, 07/26/2019

Tunisia's Essebsi, leading figure in shift to democracy, dies at 92 Tunisia’s 92-year-old president, Beji Caid Essebsi, who helped guide the North African country's transition to democracy after a 2011 revolution, died on Thursday and the country set in train a process toward picking his successor....
22:16, 07/25/2019

Raptors breakthrough as NBA champions represents shift in Canada's identity The Toronto Raptors completed a remarkable evolution from a laughingstock to NBA champions on Thursday with a victory that could very well shift the identity of a country long associated with ice hockey....
18:48, 06/14/2019

GM's Maven, citing strategy shift, pulls out of Chicago, New York Maven, the mobility brand operated by GM, said its car-sharing service will remain in operation in Detroit and Los Angeles while it discontinues operations in other major U.S. cities....
08:16, 05/21/2019

Macron gambles on cultural shift with bill allowing IVF for lesbians The French government on Wednesday sent to parliament draft legislation that would allow in-vitro fertilization (IVF) for lesbian couples and single women, honoring a long-standing campaign pledge but risking a backlash from conservative voters....
00:48, 07/25/2019

Global heating: geese shift migration stop-off northwards Barnacle geese have begun forsaking traditional feeding stop south of Arctic circle, study findsBarnacle geese are shifting their migratory patterns northward in response to global heating, new research has found, in a stark indication of how wildlife is being affected by the changes in climate.In t...
21:48, 09/02/2019

Senate Democrats ask Trump to shift wall money to gun measures Two senior Senate Democrats on Wednesday asked President Donald Trump to withdraw his $5 billion request for border wall funding and use the money on initiatives to combat gun violence in the aftermath of back-to-back mass shootings in Texas and Ohio....
00:32, 08/15/2019

‘We’re getting back on track’: Dems ready Mueller strategy shift Democrats admit it: They need to shift their post-Mueller strategy.They’ve been so busy fighting technical battles over access to special counsel Robert Mueller’s report that they’ve barely had time to speak directly to Americans about its damning public findings of President Donald Trump’s conduct....
11:48, 05/24/2019

Thailand's cooling car sales may shift economy into lower gear Efforts by Thailand's central bank to talk down a spike in auto loans amid wider concerns about household debt have sent a chill across the country's car dealers, which are struggling to source finance for new customers....
06:16, 07/11/2019

RPT-U.S. refiners' 2020 plans could shift as heavy fuel becomes expensive U.S. refiners had a plan for 2020: use their complex operations to maximize profits by making products that would comply with new international laws capping sulfur content in shipping fuels....
12:00, 05/11/2019

Bury deadline will shift only if takeover talks are ‘very deep’, warns EFL • Club has until 11.59pm on Friday to avoid threat of expulsion• Bury owner says potential buyer has requested informationThe English Football League’s executive chair, Debbie Jevans, has maintained a firm stance on the threatened expulsion of Bury, saying that Friday’s 11:59pm deadline would be ext...
21:48, 08/22/2019

Kia To Start Second Shift At Anantapur Plant To Reduce Waiting Period The Kia Seltos has garnered over 32,000 bookings and has a waiting period of six to eight weeks, which has prompted the carmaker to add a second shift at its Anantapur plant to meet the demand....
00:48, 08/23/2019

Norway fund may have to offload $1 bln stake in Glencore in shift away from coal Norway's $1 trillion sovereign wealth fund may have to sell its $1 billion stake in commodities giant Glencore, among other companies that derive more than 30 percent of their revenue from coal, to meet proposed tighter ethical investing rules....
10:00, 06/12/2019

Fed chief likely to focus on trade-inspired policy shift in testimony The U.S. Federal Reserve over the course of its 105-year history has changed monetary policy in reaction to property crashes, war, financial bubbles and policymakers' gut instincts about where the economy was heading....
11:32, 07/10/2019

Nintendo says to shift part of Switch console production out of China Nintendo Co Ltd plans to shift part of the production of its Switch gaming console to Vietnam from China to diversify manufacturing sites, a spokeswoman at the Japanese video game maker told Reuters on Tuesday....
14:32, 07/09/2019

SpiceJet To Shift Entire Mumbai Operations To Terminal 2 From October 1 SpiceJet's entire operations (passenger and cargo) at Mumbai Airport will be consolidated at Terminal 2from October 1, said the airline's chairman in a statement....
12:48, 08/21/2019

A generational shift in consumer tastes is a boon for these retailers, Jim Cramer says "These days, the consumer is addicted to convenience ... If it doesn't have a great digital presence or incredible bargains, take a pass," Jim Cramer says....
04:32, 08/20/2019

Government's shift to relax shale gas fracking safeguards condemned Environment groups fear possibly ‘weakened’ earthquake risk rules after report on Cuadrilla drillingEnvironmental groups have voiced fears that the government is preparing to row back on fracking regulations after officials said they were considering reviewing earthquake safeguard rules.The limits a...
00:32, 08/16/2019

IndiGo, SpiceJet To Partially Shift Operations To T3 Of Delhi Airport IndiGo and SpiceJet are set to commence their partial domestic operations from Terminal 3 of the Indira Gandhi International Airport in New Delhi from September 5, GMR-led Delhi International Airport......
19:48, 09/02/2019

Facebook Design Overhaul Sees Focus Shift To Privacy Facebook Inc debuted an overhaul of its core social network on Tuesday, taking its first concrete steps to refashion itself into a private messaging and e-commerce company as it tries to move past......
07:32, 05/01/2019

U.S. refiners' 2020 plans could shift as heavy fuel becomes expensive U.S. refiners had a plan for 2020: use their complex operations to maximize profits by making products that would comply with new international laws capping sulfur content in shipping fuels....
08:32, 05/10/2019

Texas: Republican powerhouse could shift to Democrats as demographics change The GOP has dominated the state for 30 years, but a slew of retirements and a rise in Hispanic voters may mean Texas becomes a battleground againSri Preston Kulkarni has just moved into his campaign headquarters, which for now could hardly be more bland: a faceless office with blinds on the windows ...
09:32, 08/13/2019

Inside a 24-hour firehouse shift with UFC heavyweight Stipe Miocic Former UFC champion Stipe Miocic will challenge Daniel Cormier for the heavyweight belt on Saturday. But his training was put on hold for a 24-hour shift at the local firehouse....
21:00, 08/14/2019

| Vettel shocked at plan to shift Brazil race from Interlagos Sebastian Vettel said he was shocked to learn that the atmospheric Interlagos circuit in Sao Paulo is to be axed as the home of the Brazilian Grand Prix....
18:48, 05/10/2019

Pentagon approves plan to shift $1.5B for wall along US-Mexico border The Pentagon has approved a plan to spend an additional $1.5 billion to build 80 more miles of wall along the U.S.-Mexico border, a U.S. defense official confirmed to Fox News Friday....
19:48, 05/10/2019

Credit Suisse to shift focus from branches to digital banking Credit Suisse said on Monday it would invest hundreds of millions of francs in digital services and other parts of its Swiss division by the end of 2021 and said it no longer needed a bigger branch......
11:16, 08/26/2019

A China-U.S. Trade Truce Could Enshrine a Global Economic Shift Though details are scarce, any peace that leaves higher American tariffs in place could continue to hurt China’s status as the world’s factory floor....
18:16, 06/29/2019

Kingmaker or not, the new member for Indi is determined to shift the dial in Canberra Helen Haines rejects emphatically the notion that 2019 was a climate election and the climate lostHow do you win the climate change war? – Australian politics live podcastIt might seem ambitious for an incoming House of Representatives crossbencher to be talking about changing the conversation about...
04:00, 06/29/2019

In Trump’s Taliban Snub, a Shift of Fortune for Afghanistan’s President Elections in which Ashraf Ghani is seeking re-election had been held hostage to peace talks with the Taliban. Then President Trump pulled the plug on the talks....
22:32, 09/10/2019

Uber braces for fight over shift in gig-economy work rules Lawmakers in California want to reclassify workers treated as independent contractors, which may dramatically boost costs for Uber, Lyft and other companies built around the gig economy....
07:16, 09/12/2019

Japanese thank departing emperor whose era marked shift from 1980s boom Japanese expressed warmth and gratitude toward Emperor Akihito ahead of his abdication on Tuesday, but judged his three-decade Heisei era as a period of difficulty and transition for Japan after the economic boom and confidence of the 1980s....
07:48, 04/30/2019

Mercedes-AMG plots brand-wide shift to all-wheel drive Torque can already be sent to both or either axle on the E63 AMG Demand for rear-wheel drive performance models is dying out, says boss Tobias Moers All next-generation Mercedes-AMG models look set to feature four-wheel drive as standard, including the AMG GT supercar, according to AMG boss Tobia...
14:10, 05/01/2019

Honda to stop Ohio shift to prepare for electrified autos Honda will stop second-shift production on one assembly line at its flagship Marysville, Ohio, complex in August so the factory can be refurbished and retooled to make electrified vehicles. No layoffs are planned. ...
19:16, 04/28/2019

UK government has shown willingness to shift on Brexit: Labour Party The British government has shown a willingness to explore changes to its position on Brexit, a Labour Party spokesman said commenting on talks between ministers and the opposition party seeking a compromise on leaving the European Union....
15:00, 05/01/2019

Honda to shift Mexico auto output to newer plant Beginning in early 2020, all local HR-V production will be done at Honda's second Mexican plant, which opened in Celaya, Guanajuato, in 2014 to build the Fit and HR-V....
17:49, 09/12/2019

Microsoft, Alphabet reportedly plan to shift production out of China Several major U.S.-based technology companies are planning to shift substantial production out of China, spurred by a bitter trade war between Washington and Beijing, the Nikkei reported on Wednesday, citing sources....
14:48, 07/03/2019

Factbox: What we know about U.S. vaping illnesses U.S. public health officials are investigating more than 450 cases of severe lung illnesses and have confirmed at least five deaths related to electronic cigarette products including the devices and liquids used inside them....
00:32, 09/11/2019

Vaping is worse with THC oil and 4 other things you to know Expect serious nicotine withdrawal from vaping, which is more addictive than smoking because the concentrated liquid form is more quickly metabolized.        ...
02:48, 08/29/2019

Is It Time to Quit Vaping? Public health officials have recommended that people consider refraining from vaping while they investigate hundreds of cases of lung illness and six deaths linked to e-cigarettes in a largely unexplained health scare. Here’s what we know so far....
20:00, 09/11/2019

N4T Investigators: Vaping Violations TUCSON – It’s being called an epidemic. We are talking about teens who use vaping devices that are packed with highly addictive nicotine. Especially concerning is the fact that research shows nicotine can potentially harm brain development through the age of 26. So, what are local retail...
17:16, 06/25/2019

What Parents Need to Know About the Vaping Illness You’ve likely always suspected that vaping wasn’t the healthiest habit for anyone, let alone teenagers, to pick up. And now it seems we are collecting proof of that, as hundreds of people across the country are contracting a severe lung illness linked to vaping—and many of them are teens or young pe...
13:32, 09/11/2019

Vaping Injuries On The Rise Medical experts are sounding the alarm after 22 people across three states were hospitalized lung damage and disease tied to vaping. Perhaps most alarming: Most were teenagers and young adults. “The teenagers that we’ve seen have all presented with what looks like an infection,” sa...
17:00, 08/15/2019

Vaping Ban: Is This the Beginning of the End for Juul? The e-cigarette and vaping industry faces renewed scrutiny from federal regulators over its alleged efforts to market products to underage consumers....
00:16, 09/13/2019

Walmart, Sam's Club raise age to buy tobacco to 21; won't sell flavored nicotine to minors Walmart and Sam's Club will no longer sell tobacco products to those under the age of 21 and will stop selling fruit flavored e-nicotine systems        ...
23:00, 05/08/2019

Trump says products will need to be made from 75% American goods to be labeled ‘American-made’ The order will gradually boost the percentage of U.S. components for qualifying American-made products from 50 percent to 75 percent. The threshold would increase to 95 percent for iron and steel products....
02:32, 07/16/2019

HP, Dell, other tech firms plan to shift production out of China: Nikkei Several major U.S.-based technology companies are planning to shift substantial production out of China, spurred by a bitter trade war between Washington and Beijing, the Nikkei reported on Wednesday, citing sources....
13:00, 07/03/2019

Apple planning to shift large portion of production outside of China: report Apple sources components from a wide range of suppliers that are spread out across the globe. Manufacturing and assembly, however, is a totally different story with a whopping 90% of total production currently taking place in China. But if the company has its way, soon this could all change.Up to 30...
21:00, 06/19/2019

Binance hackers shift stolen bitcoin, identity still unclear: researchers Hackers who stole bitcoin worth over $40 million from the major Binance cryptocurrency exchange have moved the tainted coins to a number of digital wallets, researchers said on Thursday, potentially throwing up clues to those behind the heist....
03:16, 05/10/2019

Saudi Airlines shift flights away from Gulf of Oman, Strait of Hormuz Saudi Arabian Airlines has altered the path of its international flights away from the Gulf of Oman and the Strait of Hormuz, Saudi-owned Al-Arabiya said on Sunday, citing its own correspondent....
01:16, 06/23/2019

Global Central Bank Shift Eases Drag on Chinese Currency Shifts toward easier monetary policy by central banks in the U.S. and Europe have reduced some of the downward pressure building on China’s currency....
15:16, 06/22/2019

‘A leftward shift’: Communist party USA sees chance as progressives surge In Chicago, an American party derided and feared for 100 years looked eagerly to a brighter futureAs the Communist party USA kicked off its 100th anniversary celebration, Jarvis Tyner called for delegates and guests at the national convention in Chicago to “set the record straight” about one of Amer...
18:00, 06/23/2019

Ford recalls Fusions, Rangers over glitch causing them to shift out of park Ford Motor on Wednesday recalled more than 270,000 Fusions and Rangers after receiving reports of a glitch with the transmission causing the vehicles to shift out of park and roll away....
10:00, 05/16/2019

Solomon Islands eyes shift in diplomatic ties to China from Taiwan The Solomon Islands, one of Taiwan's few remaining diplomatic allies, has formed a team of ministers to talk to Beijing ahead of a possible switch in ties that could be unveiled as early as this week, the chief of a parliamentary panel said....
04:16, 09/02/2019

Chipotle's online shift fuels highest sales growth in two years Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc's aggressive push into online orders, amped up ads around fresh ingredients and the addition of healthier meals helped the burrito chain post its highest sales growth at established restaurants in over two years....
02:48, 07/24/2019

Hungary's Orban hopes for anti-immigration shift in Europe in vote The European parliamentary election will hopefully strengthen anti-immigration political forces across Europe, Hungarian right-wing Prime Minister Viktor Orban told reporters after he cast his vote on Sunday....
12:16, 05/26/2019

"Shameful": Roland Garros Sexism Row Over "Unfair" Women's Semis Shift After torrential rain washed out all of Wednesday's play, the last two women's quarter-finals were played on Thursday with the semi-finals pushed back a day until Friday....
13:16, 06/07/2019

To dodge US tariffs, Chinese exporters shift production to low-cost nations In recent years, some Chinese manufacturers had already started to relocate some of their capacity to countries such as Vietnam and Cambodia. The trade war is now pushing more to follow suit, especially makers of low-tech and low-value goods....
07:32, 06/27/2019

A big shift in cloud war between Amazon, Google, Microsoft is coming: P&G top tech exec P&G's top technology executive says the booming cloud market will contract in the next five years as customers stop paying for multiple platforms from Amazon, Microsoft and Google. P&G thinks Google will benefit as more cloud buyers focus on AI....
20:32, 04/30/2019

FDNY lieutenant, 54, dies of heart attack after 24-hour shift, officials say A 54-year-old lieutenant with the New York City Fire Department died of a heart attack early Saturday after completing a 24-hour shift that included responding to a kitchen fire and a half-dozen other emergencies, the department said. ...
01:00, 08/14/2019

FDNY firefighter suffers fatal heart attack after 24-hour shift After work, an FDNY lieutenant suffered a fatal heart attack at his Orange County home early Saturday in what fire officials are treating as a line-of-duty death. Lt. Brian J. Sullivan, 54, of Squad Company 41 in the Bronx suffered the heart attack at his home in Monroe the morning after completing ...
02:32, 08/14/2019

Oh, shift! Why don't baseball players bunt to combat defensive strategy? Baseball fans who hate the shift reveled in Matt Carpenter's bunt double for St. Louis, but don't expect to see a flood of copycats.       ...
20:48, 06/22/2019

European elections: Far-right and Greens surge across continent in shift away from traditional centre Populist, environmentalist and far-right parties edged out traditional centre-right and centre-left parties across the continent in the European Parliament elections....
15:16, 05/27/2019

ISIS Shift In Strategy May Threaten India, Sri Lanka, Warns Intel India and Sri Lanka are likely to be under threat with terror group ISIS turning its attention to the Indian Ocean Region in the wake of losses across Syria and Iraq, intelligence reports have warned....
10:00, 06/20/2019

To dodge trade war, Chinese exporters shift production to low-cost nations Pressured by a labor crunch and rising wages in China, Shu Ke'an, whose company supplies bulletproof vests, rifle bags and other tactical gear to the United States, first considered shifting some production to Southeast Asia a few years ago, but nothing came of it....
04:00, 06/27/2019

Cardinals third baseman Matt Carpenter beats shift, gets double with bunt The Cardinals' Matt Carpenter took advantage of the Marlins' shift by laying down a perfect bunt that he was able to turn into a stand-up double.       ...
12:00, 06/18/2019

Justice Dept. Watchdog to Review Shift in Plan to Move F.B.I. Headquarters Democrats have expressed concern that President Trump may have intervened to keep the land from being redeveloped into a project that would compete with his nearby hotel....
22:00, 07/03/2019

Norway fund may have to offload $1 billion stake in Glencore in shift away from coal Norway's $1 trillion sovereign wealth fund may have to sell its $1 billion stake in commodities giant Glencore, among other companies that derive more than 30 percent of their revenue from coal, to meet proposed tighter ethical investing rules....
10:00, 06/12/2019

Nintendo says it will shift part of its Switch gaming console production out of China Japan's Nintendo plans to shift a part of the production of its Switch gaming consoles to Vietnam from China in an effort to diversify manufacturing sites, a spokeswoman said on Tuesday....
09:48, 07/09/2019

'GoT' and 'Big Bang Theory' finales mark shift to fewer shared TV experiences Two major hits, "Game of Thrones" and "The Big Bang Theory," are signing off within days of each other. Whether those shared viewing experiences represent a celebration or a wake is once again the subject of debate in TV industry circles....
18:16, 05/18/2019

In Shift, Trump Will Pick Kenneth Cuccinelli to Oversee Legal Immigration Mr. Cuccinelli, who was expected to coordinate immigration policy, will instead be chosen to take over for the embattled head of United States Citizenship and Immigration Services....
04:48, 05/25/2019

South Korea confirms plans to step up shift to renewable power South Korea's energy ministry on Tuesday said it had finalised plans to raise the share of the country's power output generated from renewable sources to as much as 35 percent by 2040....
06:32, 06/04/2019

GST Shift "Smoothest, Politically Safe": Arun Jaitley's Review 2 Years On Former Union Minister Arun Jaitley today said the Goods and Services Tax -- the flagship reform of the Modi 1.0 government which completes two years today -- has been both consumer and assessee......
11:32, 07/01/2019

FCA extends Windsor minivan plant's third shift by 3 weeks for fleet order FCA pushed the third shift's elimination date to Oct. 21 from Sept. 30 “to accommodate a large order” of fleet vehicles, FCA Canada spokeswoman LouAnn Gosselin said in a statement....
20:16, 06/26/2019

Trump admin hopes to shift $1.9B in Pell Grant funds to NASA The Trump administration hopes to direct more than a billion dollars to NASA from a surplus in a federally funded college tuition program. The White House sent a budget amendment to Congress on Monday evening, which included the plan to use the $1.9 billion in surplus Pell Grant money to fund other ...
06:16, 05/14/2019

Matt Carpenter Beats A Marlins Shift With A Standup Bunt Double Turns out the solo dinger he smashed in the bottom of the third inning was not the coolest thing Matt Carpenter did against the Miami Marlins Monday night, not by a long shot. With two down in the bottom of the fifth inning, the Marlins shifted their defense to the right side to face Carpenter. Carp...
04:48, 06/18/2019

DOJ announces legal team shift over citizenship question on 2020 census The U.S. Justice Department said Sunday it is seeking a new legal team in its efforts to add a citizenship question on the 2020 census after the Supreme Court temporarily blocked its inclusion....
14:48, 07/08/2019

Happy Retirement: TPD K9 Evo sniffs out crime, enjoys ‘puppicino’ on final shift TUCSON – After nearly eight years of catching bad guys and sniffing out crime, one of Tucson Police Department’s officers is hanging up his badge. On Friday, Tucson Police Department announced the retirement of longtime K9 officer, Evo on Tucson Police K9’s social media accounts. ...
20:32, 09/14/2019

Solomon Islands to sever ties with Taiwan, shift alliance to Beijing The Solomon Islands intends to sever diplomatic ties with Taiwan and align itself with Beijing, the leader of a high-level government team representing the South Pacific archipelago has said....
12:00, 09/05/2019

Facebook co-founder says Libra could shift monetary clout to private companies: FT Facebook Inc's Libra cryptocurrency would hand over much of the control of monetary policy from central banks to private companies, the company's co-founder Chris Hughes said in an opinion piece in the Financial Times on Friday....
12:48, 06/21/2019

Guggenheim names Anheuser-Busch a 'best idea' on its shift away from traditional brands Shifting focus to Michelob Ultra from Bud Light and a strong innovation pipeline in craft brands have increased Guggenheim's conviction in the beer-maker's growth trajectory....
21:00, 05/22/2019

REFILE-Norway fund may have to offload $1 bln stake in Glencore in shift away from coal Norway's $1 trillion sovereign wealth fund may have to sell its $1 billion stake in commodities giant Glencore, among other companies that derive more than 30 percent of their revenue from coal, to meet proposed tighter ethical investing rules....
16:32, 06/12/2019

CNN panel: Mainstream media is 'helping' shift Democratic Party to the left A CNN panel seemingly reached a consensus that the mainstream media is "helping" shift the Democratic Party toward the left following former Vice President Joe Biden's abandoning his support for the Hyde Amendment. ...
02:48, 06/11/2019

What Might Be Causing the Vaping Illness [Updated] Over 200 people, many of them teens, have fallen ill with a respiratory condition that seems to be linked to vaping. Two people have died. Yesterday, the Washington Post reported that health officials are investigating one specific chemical from cannabis samples: vitamin E acetate....
21:48, 09/06/2019

Vaping May Have Killed Someone, Health Officials Say An investigation into respiratory illnesses connected to e-cigs by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention turned up the first known death this week....
05:16, 08/24/2019

Indiana links its 1st death to vaping Indiana health officials say they've confirmed that a resident died from severe lung injury linked to vaping. (Sept. 6)        ...
10:32, 09/07/2019

Teen vaping on the rise in U.S, Canada More American and Canadian teens are vaping than ever before, according to a new study, and researchers say the availability of e-cigarettes with more nicotine may partly explain the trend....
17:16, 06/29/2019

Vaping Moves From the Bathroom to the Classroom Middle-school and high-school students are becoming more daring in their use of electronic cigarettes, often vaping right under their teachers’ noses....
14:48, 08/20/2019

Vaping linked to lung injury (KARE) Children’s Minnesota is confirming four cases of severe lung injury linked to vaping by teenagers, marking the first time cases have been identified in Minnesota. Public health officials in Wisconsin issued alerts to the public in late July after identifying cases of Severe Lung Disease...
22:16, 08/13/2019

The Vaping Congressman's Wife Has Flipped California Rep. Duncan Hunter is truly the worst: he’s a racist who has repeatedly defended war criminals, and lest we forget, VAPED ON THE FLOOR OF CONGRESS....
06:32, 06/14/2019

Teen vaping tied to marijuana use (Reuters Health) - Adolescents and young adults who have smoked e-cigarettes are more than three times more likely to move on to marijuana than youth who never try vaping, a research review study suggests....
00:00, 08/14/2019

FDA releases anti-vaping ads to air on ESPN, MTV The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is releasing its first anti-vaping television ads Monday targeting teens as part of its “The Real Cost” Youth E-Cigarette Prevention Campaign. A statement said ads will run on ESPN, TeenNick, CW and MTV, along with music sites and social media. The ...
17:48, 07/23/2019

Schools rethink vaping discipline HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) – Officials at schools across the United States have begun rethinking their approach to teen vaping, as statistics show a rise in suspensions and other disciplinary actions for students caught using e-cigarettes on school grounds. Many who previously emphasized discipline ...
03:32, 05/27/2019

Factbox: What does vaping-related illness look like? U.S. health officials are investigating reports of 380 confirmed and probable cases of serious lung illnesses and at least six deaths linked to use of electronic cigarettes or vaping devices in 36 states and the U.S. Virgin Islands....
07:17, 09/13/2019

Is Vaping Making People Sick? The CDC recently announced that it’s found over 150 people with serious respiratory illnesses and a history of vaping. We don’t know yet whether vaping caused them to get sick, but an investigation is ongoing. Here’s what you need to know....
04:48, 08/23/2019

Third death under investigation for ties to vaping A third death is under investigation for ties to vaping as government scientists are still trying to get to the bottom of what is causing the illness, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention disclosed Friday....
22:16, 09/06/2019

Renault push to block Nissan governance shift 'endangering' alliance: source Renault's recent push to block a governance overhaul at Nissan Motor Co has put the Franco-Japanese automaking alliance in jeopardy, a person familiar with Nissan's thinking told Reuters....
05:32, 06/12/2019

2020 Hopefuls Are Talking Transgender Rights, Signaling a Political Shift on the Issue On their own, transgender voters aren’t going to sway the 2020 election. But they’re a pretty fair proxy for how candidates are viewing equality as a priority and responding to a primary electorate that, at least for now, seems to be far more vocal in its demand for progressive policy. E...
17:48, 08/22/2019

Ford recalls 270,000 Fusion cars to fix glitch that can cause vehicles shift gears and roll away Ford Motor issued a recall of more than 270,000 Fusion vehicles in North America because of a transmission issue that can allow the cars to shift into a different gear than the one the driver selected....
17:48, 05/15/2019

Shanahan’s shift of Pentagon funds to border projects riles Democrats in Congress BORDER WARS: Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan’s execution of President Trump’s orders to use money from the Pentagon’s budget to fund border security has irked Democrats in Congress, foreshadowing a contentious Senate confirmation hearing now that Trump has announced his intent to nominate ...
14:32, 05/13/2019

Toyota forms chip venture with Denso amid shift to self-driving cars Toyota Motor Corp and auto-parts maker Denso Corp on Wednesday said they have agreed to set up a joint venture to develop next-generation automotive semiconductors as the industry moves toward connected and autonomous vehicles....
13:32, 07/10/2019

Made in Vietnam: US-China tensions spark a manufacturing shift but not without growing pains CNBC's Carl Quintanilla reports from Hanoi, ahead of the Trump-Xi trade meeting, to look at Vietnam's manufacturing boom and whether it can be sustained....
18:16, 06/25/2019

Redesigned C8 Corvette Stingray ditches manual transmission: The stick shift is dying General Motors said the redesigned Corvette Stingray will eliminate the manual transmission, putting the stick shift one step closer to the grave.       ...
01:48, 07/20/2019

Auto-Parts Giant Slams Brakes on Engines Amid Shift to Electric Continental, one of the world’s biggest car-parts makers, is saying goodbye to the internal combustion engine—the machine that has been at the heart of the auto industry for well over a century....
22:48, 08/07/2019

Arkansas residents assess damage after historic flooding, shift focus to rebuilding After historic flooding in Arkansas left communities underwater, many people and families who evacuated are finally able to make their way back by boat to assess the damage....
00:48, 06/10/2019

England crash out after shift in tactics and failure to fix defensive flaws | Jonathan Wilson USA capitalised on cracks that had been papered over earlier in the World Cup and on Phil Neville’s switch to 4-4-2One of the great puzzles of the World Cup was that England had managed to get through the first five games conceding only one goal. Fluent as they had been at times from an attacking of...
16:16, 07/03/2019

McDonald's says Quarter Pounder sales up 30% since shift from frozen to fresh beef Where's the beef? McDonald's says it has been selling more Quarter Pounder burgers in the last year since it switched from frozen to fresh beef.       ...
18:00, 06/24/2019

Elizabeth Warren's shift puts health insurers in the 2020 Democratic crossfire In reaffirming her support for a new, universal "Medicare for All" program, Elizabeth Warren called for ending the private health insurance industry – a controversial step she had previously shied away from....
03:00, 06/28/2019

Global Tech Ties Fray in Nationalist Shift as Countries Use Trade as a Stick Japan’s restrictions on exports to South Korea are prompting Seoul to move toward more self-reliance, the latest evidence of a nationalist shift in the technology industry....
11:16, 07/04/2019

Opinion: Drew Brees' injury could significantly shift balance of power in NFC Drew Brees' hand injury could deliver a devastating blow to the New Orleans Saints' Super Bowl aspirations.       ...
18:32, 09/16/2019

Don’t Use Bootleg or Street Vaping Products, C.D.C. Warns With more than 200 cases of respiratory illnesses possibly related to vaping, and no single culprit, public health experts are advising young people not to buy cannabis and other e-cigarette products off the street....
18:16, 08/30/2019

4 Your Health: CDC statistics on vaping-related illnesses (NBC News)- Federal health officials have revised the number of cases of vaping-related illnesses. According to the Centers for Disease Control, there are 380 confirmed and probable cases of severe lung illnesses linked to e-cigarettes in 36 states and the U.S. Virgin Islands. The number is lower th...
20:32, 09/14/2019

'The squad' goes on fact-free vaping rant On Wednesday, the House Subcommittee on Economic and Consumer Policy held the first of two hearings investigating the role of Juul, the country's largest e-cigarette company, in the alleged "epidemic" of youth vaping sweeping America's high schools....
04:48, 07/26/2019

FDA targets vaping ‘influencers’ over online promotions WASHINGTON — US regulators moved to discipline vaping companies for inappropriately promoting their flavored nicotine formulas through so-called influencers on Facebook, Twitter and other social media sites. The Food and Drug Administration sent warning letters Friday to four companies that used pai...
00:32, 06/08/2019

Three people have now died from lung disease after vaping Three people in the US have died and hundreds more have had severe lung conditions that are thought to be related to vaping – but officials are still unsure of the exact cause...
21:16, 09/06/2019

Smoking or vaping: e-cigarettes as a lesser evil Smoking's out, steaming's in. Both are indisputably unhealthy, but is one better than the other? Supporters of smoke alternatives say they aren't as bad as traditional tobacco cigarettes. But is there any truth in that?...
12:32, 05/31/2019

Vaping Is Suspected in Severe Lung Illnesses U.S. health authorities are investigating the cases of 153 people, mostly teenagers and young adults, who developed severe lung illnesses after using electronic cigarettes, raising new questions about the health risks of the devices....
06:48, 08/23/2019

Let’s get something straight about the panic over vaping and lung health Vaping has been taking over headlines in recent weeks, and for all the worst reasons. The smoking alternative has been linked to lung issues in dozens of hospitalized patients and health officials are investigating what may be hundreds of related cases. Now, in the state where these cases began to g...
17:32, 08/31/2019

Two people have died from lung disease after vaping – what’s going on? Two people in the US have died and hundreds more have had severe lung conditions that are thought to be related to vaping – but officials are still unsure of the exact cause...
16:16, 09/06/2019

Patient's death could be first in US linked to vaping, officials say Illinois case forms part of investigation into illnesses in teens or adults who had used e-cigarettesUS health officials are reporting what could be the country’s first death linked to vaping.The officials said on Friday that an adult patient in Illinois, who contracted a serious lung disease after ...
16:16, 08/24/2019

Juul's app-connected e-cigarette keeps tabs on your vaping E-cigarette manufacturer Juul has come under fire for contributing to teen smoking rates. Recently, the company has been scrambling to demonstrate its products are aimed at adults, not teens. Its latest defense is an app-connected e-cigarette which r......
20:48, 08/05/2019

What's leading to vaping-associated deaths and injuries, according to pulmonologists Health officials have reported six deaths and at least 450 cases of lung injury connected to vaping. Patients with vaping-associated lung injury display a wide array of respiratory symptoms, including coughing and chest pain. Doctors still don't know what's behind the surge in vaping-related lung...
07:48, 09/14/2019

Vaping impacts blood vessels, even without nicotine (Reuters Health) - Healthy young people show signs of impaired blood vessel function after just a few puffs of an electronic cigarette, even without nicotine, new research shows....
17:16, 08/21/2019

Vaping Was Called Safer Than Smoking. What Happened? The growing use of battery-powered e-cigarettes -- the activity known as vaping -- has provoked one of the most robust debates among public-health specialists in years. The debate has intensified as some users of vaping devices, which have been thought of as safer than lit cigarettes, have come down...
17:16, 09/13/2019

The Trump Administration takes aim at vaping and E-cigarettes The Trump Administration has now gotten involved after a surge of deaths and illnesses connected to vaping and e-cigarettes. The Trump Administration is now weighing in on the dangers of E-cigarettes and vaping. Many critics say the companies that manufacture and sell the products are targeting youn...
22:48, 09/12/2019

CDC identifies a death potentially linked to vaping The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has revealed that it identified 193 cases of severe lung illnesses, which are potentially linked to vaping. Further, the patient in one of those cases -- involving patients aged 17 to 38 and recorded......
05:16, 08/25/2019

After six deaths in the US and bans around the world – is vaping safe? In Britain, e-cigarettes are seen as central to the fight against smoking, but many experts believe the evidence is contradictoryIn politically fractious times, vaping has achieved the impossible. It has morphed into a common enemy for those at opposite ends of the political spectrum.Michael Bloombe...
10:32, 09/15/2019

Walgreens Is Latest to Raise Vaping (and Smoking) Age to 21 In raising the age to purchase tobacco, the chain joined a trend. Rite-Aid has stopped selling e-cigarettes, and CVS ended all tobacco sales in 2014....
01:16, 04/29/2019

Deaths Prompt Alert About Vaping Risks Federal authorities are urging people to stop using electronic smoking products while they probe the death of a third person from a vaping illness that researchers say may have affected 450 people around the U.S....
20:00, 09/07/2019

Nationals place Jonny Venters on the IL, shift minor-league pitchers in advance of second half Erick Fedde, Austin Voth and Kyle McGowin all moved from Class AAA to Class AA Harrisburg Thursday, so as to be more easily available on short notice....
05:32, 07/12/2019

Shift from power to possession allows Chris Wilder to set centre-backs free | Jonathan Wilson Sheffield United’s innovative tactics are derived from the influence of Pep Guardiola and changes in the lawsL ast Saturday, Rochdale scored a brilliant goal against Southend, working the ball from front to back in 16 rapid passes. As is the way of things these days, clips circulating on social medi...
00:01, 09/08/2019

Nationals place Jonny Venters on the IL, shift minor league pitchers in advance of second half Erick Fedde, Austin Voth and Kyle McGowin all moved from Class AAA to Class AA Harrisburg Thursday, so as to be more easily available on short notice....
05:32, 07/12/2019

Daniel James joining Man Utd marks dramatic shift in transfer strategy under Ole Gunnar Solskjaer The imminent signing of Daniel James marks a shift in Manchester United's transfer strategy - and has Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's fingerprints all over it....
17:32, 06/06/2019

Los Angeles Dodgers' Rich Hill launches into profane tirade after bunt single during shift Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Rich Hill went into an expletive-laced tirade Wednesday night after the team allowed a bunt single down the third base side because of the shift....
19:16, 05/23/2019

'Third vaping-related death' as experts warn against e-cigarettes Three people in the US have now died from severe lung disease that could be connected to vaping - as health officials urged people to stop using electronic cigarettes....
04:16, 09/07/2019

E-Cigarette Maker NJOY Changes Funding Plan After Vaping Ban E-cigarette maker NJOY Holdings has changed plans for its funding round after the Trump administration announced a plan to pull most vaping products from the market, said people familiar with the matter....
18:01, 09/14/2019

CDC warns against vaping until it figures out what’s making people sick Until the Center for Disease Control can figure out what's causing the mysterious lung illness associated with vaping, it's cautioning people against e-cigs. Last week, it launched a joint investigation with the Food and Drug Administration into a re......
09:00, 09/07/2019

First Death Allegedly Linked to Vaping Reported in Illinois A spike in serious illnesses possibly related to vaping has been reported in several states in recent months. Now, health officials in Illinois say they have registered the first case of a patient dying after vaping....
23:16, 08/24/2019

Los Angeles County reports vaping-related death Health authorities are investigating Los Angeles County’s first known death associated with vaping a marijuana product, and 10 other cases of lung injury have been reported that are potentially linked to cannabis vapes. (Sept. 6)        ...
10:32, 09/07/2019

Vaping Sicknesses Rising: 153 Cases Reported in 16 States The C.D.C. said serious respiratory problems were reported in the past two months, though it remained unclear whether vaping nicotine or THC, the high-inducing chemical in marijuana, was the cause....
05:16, 08/22/2019

4 Your Health: Severe lung disease linked to vaping Reports of severe lung disease linked to vaping continue to rise. According to the CDC, there are 153 possible cases reported in 16 states. No deaths have been reported, but some patients have required ongoing mechanical breathing assistance. The illness initially looks like a bad respiratory infect...
04:48, 08/23/2019

First US death possibly linked to vaping in Illinois: officials E-cigarettes could have claimed their first victim. A user in Illinois has died after being hospitalized with severe respiratory illness, following a vaping session, the Illinois Department of Public Health said Friday. The death comes amid an epidemic of hospitalizations nationwide linked to the ba...
00:48, 08/25/2019

Vaping’s other problem: are e-cigarettes creating a recycling disaster? An estimated 55 million adults will be vaping by 2021, creating millions of devices that will be disposed of improperlyVaping has been declared a serious health epidemic, but it could also create a massive recycling disaster, according to researchers. And top companies in the sector are piloting rec...
07:48, 08/27/2019

Vitamin E oil thickeners explored as vaping lung disease cause Illicit THC vape cartridges being cut with a thickening agent such as Vitamin E oil may be the cause of the severe lung condition linked to vaping, some industry sources believe....
23:32, 09/10/2019

Inside the deadly vaping crisis that’s gripping the nation St. John’s University student Taylor Healey was puffing on an e-cigarette one night in February when she suddenly became violently ill. Healey, 21, said she’d taken between 25 and 35 puffs of a mint-flavored Juul pod while hanging out with friends near the school’s Jamaica, Queens, campus when...
10:32, 09/16/2019

What are the symptoms of vaping illness? Doctors warn about e-cigarettes NBC – Jake Wilson was relieved when his 25-year-old son Justin started vaping last year as a way to quit smoking. “I thought it was a great idea. I was so happy that he wasn’t smoking anymore. Now, there was this healthier vaping,” Wilson, who lives in Portland, Oregon, told TODAY. Justin Wils...
20:32, 09/14/2019

Vaping mom left in coma from mystery lung illness A Texas mom of three says that her vaping habit was to blame for a mysterious lung illness that left her in a coma. Sherie Canada of Abilene took to social media after a 24-day hospital stint to warn others that e-cigarettes “nearly killed” her. “You have no idea of how precious [y...
10:32, 09/16/2019

Vaping Bad: Were 2 Wisconsin Brothers the Walter Whites of THC Oils? As authorities work to understand the spate of vaping-related lung illnesses, a small-town drug bust offers a closer look at the vast black market for vaping supplies....
10:32, 09/15/2019

Vaping is worse with THC oil but still safer than smoking cigarettes: 5 things to know Expect serious nicotine withdrawal from vaping, which is more addictive than smoking because the concentrated liquid form is more quickly metabolized.        ...
18:00, 08/28/2019

Nicorette introduces new nicotine lozenges in bid to woo customers away from vaping Nicorette is launching its first major product innovation in 10 years, a coated ice mint lozenge. The brand was first approved to help people quit smoking in 1984....
17:32, 05/21/2019

Authorities: Man upset about vaping cracked brother’s skull LAPORTE, Ind. (AP) — Authorities say a man struck his 15-year-old brother in the head in northwestern Indiana because he was upset about the teen vaping indoors, causing a skull fracture that led to his death. The (Northwest Indiana) Times reports that a recording of a hearing in the...
17:00, 06/21/2019

Vaping May Have Caused an Illinois Patient to Die From a Respiratory Illness An Illinois resident who was hospitalized with a respiratory illness linked to vaping has died, according to the state’s public health officials. The Illinois Department of Public Health issued a statement Friday saying a person who had “recently vaped and was hospitalized with severe re...
12:16, 08/24/2019

Almost 150 People Have Reported Lung Diseases That May Be Linked to Vaping The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) are investigating a growing number of “severe” lung disease cases that appear to be related to vaping. The CDC first announced on Saturday that it would help state health departments inve...
12:16, 08/24/2019

Milwaukee officials urge people to stop vaping Milwaukee's city health department is urging residents to immediately stop using vaping products after 16 people were hospitalized this month with a severe lung disease. (Aug. 29)        ...
05:48, 08/30/2019

Seizures after vaping? FDA investigating 127 reports of the neurological condition following e-cig use The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on Wednesday announced it is investigating 127 reports of seizures occurring after vaping or electronic cigarette use. ...
15:48, 08/08/2019

Aurora Cannabis executive says he is 'very worried' about vaping situation in the US "In Canada, it's very different, and we're heavily regulated by Health Canada, which is a good thing," Executive Chairman Michael Singer says....
03:32, 09/13/2019

Vaping may aid smoking cessation but also boost relapse risk (Reuters Health) - Adults who smoke cigarettes may have an easier time cutting back or quitting altogether if they start vaping, but a new French study also suggests that vaping may make ex-smokers more likely to relapse....
04:32, 07/16/2019

Trump proposes ban on all flavoured vaping products after six deaths Donald Trump has said his administration will propose banning thousands of flavoured e-cigarette products after six people died from vaping-related illnesses....
21:18, 09/11/2019

Trump says FDA will ban flavored e-cigarettes to combat teen vaping Agency to develop guidelines to remove all flavors except tobacco from the market as authorities investigate breathing illnesses Donald Trump said Wednesday his administration will propose banning thousands of flavors used in e-cigarettes to combat a recent surge in underage vaping.The Food and Drug...
02:32, 09/12/2019

Parents of teen vaping victim demand regulation The parents of an 18-year-old who was recently hospitalized due to what doctors described as a "sudden and severe lung illness due to vaping" are demanding more regulations on the vaping industry. (Sept. 5)        ...
16:16, 09/06/2019

New Jersey expected to announce vaping restrictions within weeks Within weeks, New Jersey could become the latest state to restrict e-cigarette use, with the governor on Thursday launching a task force to find ways to curb vaping, linked by U.S. health officials to hundreds of respiratory illnesses and a half-dozen deaths....
07:17, 09/13/2019

Social media ads for vaping must include nicotine warnings, FTC says The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) warned a handful of "e-liquid," or vape, companies that they -- and their social media influencers -- must follow the same advertising rules as everyone else. Specifically,......
10:48, 06/08/2019

Vaping is risky. Do not do it if you care about your lungs | Thomas Eissenberg The best way to protect your lung health is to not smoke or vapeRecent reports of a cluster of lung diseases associated with electronic cigarette use have led many to start questioning the safety of “vaping”. In fact, vaping’s safety always has been questionable. Electronic cigarettes heat a liquid ...
12:16, 09/06/2019

CDC warns against vaping after mysterious spike in lung illnesses Public health officials are warning against using e-cigarettes and other vaping products after a surge in mysterious respiratory illnesses that have been linked back to vaping....
18:16, 09/02/2019

Indiana teen nearly dies from vaping habit of ‘100 times a day’ An Indiana teen who smoked his e-cigarette around 100 times each day says he nearly died from a vaping-related illness. Cooper Stevens, 16, said he constantly uses his Juul before he fell sick last month, news station ABC13 reported. “I had it on me like every second of the day,” Stevens...
09:00, 09/12/2019

BAT launches more vaping products in Japan to take on Philip Morris British American Tobacco said it would launch two new tobacco heating products in Japan under its glo brand, as it seeks to close the gap with market leader Philip Morris International Inc in the country's fast-growing vaping industry....
16:00, 09/04/2019

NYC protest held against teen vaping after CDC expresses concerns Protesters of teen vaping began to march Tuesday outside JUUL offices in New York City, days after a U.S. government agency announced it was looking into lung illnesses possibly associated with the practice....
00:16, 08/21/2019

Dozens Of US Teens Hospitalised With Lung Disease After Vaping US health officials are investigating the cases of dozens of people, mainly teens, who were hospitalized with severe lung injuries in recent weeks after vaping, though the precise cause of their......
05:32, 08/16/2019

More Than 150 People Have Reported Lung Diseases That May Be Linked to Vaping The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) are investigating a growing number of “severe” lung disease cases that appear to be related to vaping. The CDC first announced on Saturday that it would help state health departments inve...
01:48, 08/22/2019

Vaping illness in US gives Canada pause as legal sales near The serious lung illness affecting hundreds of people in the US who vaped cannabis-based oil is giving Canadian health officials pause as that country prepares to allow the sale of vaping products in its legal marijuana market....
03:48, 09/14/2019

Colorado warns young people about vaping illnesses Colorado health officials say they have identified a second case of illness related to vaping products as a Colorado congresswoman proposes raising the age to purchase vaping products from 18 to 21. (Aug. 29)        ...
05:48, 08/30/2019

Pennsylvania man in medically induced coma: Doctors 'know it's vaping' A Pennsylvania teenager was in a medically induced coma Wednesday because of a severe mysterious lung illness his parents — and doctors — suspect is the result of vaping....
08:00, 09/05/2019

Cases of Vaping-Related Illnesses Rise to 153 in 16 States The C.D.C. said serious respiratory problems were reported in the past two months, though it remained unclear whether vaping nicotine or THC, the high-inducing chemical in marijuana, was the cause....
01:16, 08/22/2019

More states targeting teen vaping by raising the buying age to 21 Virginia and Illinois have joined six other states, the District of Columbia and hundreds of municipalities in restricting the sale and use of tobacco to those 21 and older....
01:16, 07/02/2019

Vaping caused Texas teen to nearly die from lung failure A Texas teen who puffed e-cigarettes since the eighth grade was nearly killed by his vaping habit when his lungs gave out, reports said. Tryston Zohfeld, 17, was admitted to the intensive care unit last month due to his excessive use of e-cigs, according to Cook Children’s Hospital in Fort Wor...
18:16, 08/21/2019

‘Vaping illness’ is the scary new threat gripping smokers A Nassau County teen was vaping marijuana over the summer, when he started feeling queasy. But it wasn’t until two days later, while at the movie theater with his girlfriend, that his head started throbbing and he became intensely nauseous. “I knew something was wrong,” says the 18-year-old, who ask...
10:00, 09/05/2019

CDC says teen vaping surges to more than 1 in 4 high school students More than one in four high school students in the U.S. use e-cigarettes as teen vaping rates surged to yet another record despite efforts to control the epidemic, according to new federal data....
17:48, 09/12/2019

UNICEF urges ‘transformative shift’ in family-friendly work policies to reap ‘huge’ benefits Because the “earliest years” of life are the most crucial, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) published a list of new family-friendly policy recommendations on Friday it says will likely reap “huge” benefits....
09:48, 07/19/2019

In shift, Trump vows tariff hike on Chinese goods ahead of next trade talk round President Donald Trump on Sunday dramatically increased pressure on China to reach a trade deal by announcing he will hike U.S. tariffs on $200 billion worth of Chinese goods this week and target hundreds of billions more soon....
22:16, 05/05/2019

Next Julian Edelman? Patriots shift quarterback Danny Etling to wide receiver at training camp Patriots coach Bill Belichick shifted former LSU quarterback Danny Etling to wide receiver Thursday as part of an experiment at training camp.       ...
17:48, 07/26/2019

Pentagon’s shift of $3.6B in military construction money to build border fencing infuriates Democrats in Congress CRYING FOUL: “Today Defense Secretary Mark Esper notified me that the Department of Defense will reprogram $3.6 billion in funds appropriated for military construction projects, including at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, in order to build @realDonaldTrump 's misguided border wall,” tweete...
17:00, 09/04/2019

Illinois reports death from lung illness linked to vaping A person in Illinois who vaped has died after being hospitalized with severe respiratory illness, the state's health authorities said on Friday, amid reports that dozens of people had been sickened with lung problems linked to vaping....
22:48, 08/23/2019

Health officials investigating over 150 vaping-linked lung injuries The number of breathing illnesses linked to vaping is on the rise — with health officials investigating over 150 cases in 16 states, it was revealed Wednesday. The Food and Drug Administration has teamed up with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to look into the lung injuries that...
07:48, 08/22/2019

First Death in a Spate of Vaping Sicknesses Reported by Health Officials An Illinois patient has died after suffering lung-related illnesses from vaping, although federal officials disclosed few details about the circumstances....
23:16, 08/23/2019

Vaping suspected of causing serious lung damage in 8 Wisconsin teens The Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin said the teens were suffering from shortness of breath, fatigue, chest pains, cough and weight loss -- and had all reported vaping in the weeks and months prior to needing treatment....
21:16, 07/26/2019

CDC investigates more than 150 cases of 'severe pulmonary disease' involving vaping Health officials warned Wednesday that “vaping” has led to more than 150 cases of “severe pulmonary disease” in 16 states as use of e-cigarette products continues to grow among adolescents and young adults. ...
15:48, 08/23/2019

CDC corrects number of vaping-linked lung illness cases The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on Thursday lowered the number of vaping-linked lung illness cases from 450 to 380 across 36 states. ...
03:48, 09/14/2019

CDC's case count of vaping-related lung illnesses went down, but not for reasons you might think The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced Thursday there are 380 confirmed and probable cases of lung disease associated with vaping across 36 states and the US Virgin Islands. Six deaths have been confirmed in six states: California, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Minnesota, and Orego...
02:16, 09/14/2019

Vaping-linked lung disease cases jump from 94 to 153 in 5 days, CDC says Enlarge / A person exhales vapor while using an electronic cigarette device in San Francisco, California on Monday, June 24, 2019. (credit: Getty | Bloomberg) Cases of severe lung disease linked to vaping rose from 94 to 153—a jump of over 60%—in just five days, according to an update by the Cent...
18:16, 08/22/2019

#StopJuuling trends on TikTok to mock vaping health crisis Vaping teens are inundating a popular video app with posts mocking recent health warnings about e-cigarettes. Dozens of videos are trending on the app TikTok under the hashtag #StopJuuling, but not because teens are trying to get ahead of the health crisis involving the e-cigarettes, including the p...
01:32, 09/11/2019

Explainer: One possible culprit in vaping lung illnesses - 'Dank Vapes' As U.S health officials scramble to identify the root cause of hundreds of severe lung illnesses tied to vaping, one possible culprit identified so far is a line of illicit marijuana vape products sold under the brand names "Dank Vapes" and "Chronic Carts."...
01:00, 09/14/2019

Possible vaping, severe lung illness link sparks CDC probe The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is investigating whether a series of lung illnesses reported across multiple states is linked to vaping....
22:00, 08/19/2019

Nearly 100 People Have Reported Lung Diseases That May Be Linked to Vaping, and the CDC Is Getting Involved The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is investigating a growing number of “severe” lung disease cases that appear to be related to vaping. Since late June, according to the CDC, 94 people in 14 states have come down with serious lung illnesses that may be linked to use of ...
17:00, 08/19/2019

UPDATE 1-BAT sees further growth in vaping, e-cigarette products this year British American Tobacco, the world's No. 2 tobacco company, on Wednesday forecast sales of vaping and e-cigarette products to accelerate in the second half of the year and announced plans to consolidate the business into fewer brands....
10:00, 06/12/2019

Mystery Lung Illness Linked To Vaping. Nearly 100 Cases Suspected In US State and federal health officials are investigating almost 100 cases of mysterious lung illnesses linked to vaping and e-cigarette use in 14 states, many of them involving teens and young adults. A......
19:32, 08/17/2019

Philip Morris and Altria in Talks to Merge in Bid for Vaping Market Investors have long speculated that the tobacco companies would reunite, given mounting pressure from declining cigarette sales and the need for other sources of revenue....
22:16, 08/27/2019

US moves to ban flavored e-cigarettes amid spike in youth vaping The Trump administration will ban flavored e-cigarettes. It comes in response to a surge in youth vaping and health concerns following a handful of mysterious deaths and hundreds of lung illnesses linked to the product....
09:00, 09/12/2019

Vice Ventures wants to fund ‘bad’ industries like weed, booze, and vaping Vice Ventures is a VC fund that focuses on areas where investors have been less inclined to venture -- including weed, booze, gambling, and psychedelics.Read More...
02:00, 06/28/2019

Sixth vaping-related death confirmed by Kansas officials A person over age 50, who already had a history of health ailments, visited the hospital with a quickly progressing lung disease associated with e-cigarette use before dying, according to Kansas health officials....
22:00, 09/10/2019

EXPLAINER-One possible culprit in vaping lung illnesses: 'Dank Vapes' As U.S health officials scramble to identify the root cause of hundreds of severe lung illnesses tied to vaping, one possible culprit identified so far is a line of illicit marijuana vape products sold under the brand names "Dank Vapes" and "Chronic Carts."...
04:48, 09/14/2019

Sen. Durbin to acting FDA chief: Take 'decisive' action on vaping or resign Senate Minority Whip Dick Durbin warned acting FDA Commissioner Ned Sharpless to take "decisive action" to curb teen vaping, such as banning flavors, or resign....
04:16, 09/07/2019

People Urged to Stop Vaping Following a Third Death, Hundreds of Illnesses Federal health authorities are urging people to stop using electronic smoking products while they investigate the death of a third person from a mysterious vaping illness that researchers say may have affected 450 people around the U.S....
23:48, 09/06/2019

Vaping device maker sponsoring public health research NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A historically black college in Tennessee is planning to research the impact of electronic cigarettes and vaping with a grant from vaping device maker JUUL Labs. Meharry Medical College in Nashville says that it and JUUL Labs have structured the $7.5 million grant in ways mea...
14:48, 06/10/2019

People Urged to Stop Vaping Following More Deaths, Hundreds of Illnesses Federal health authorities are urging people to stop using electronic smoking products while they investigate the death of a third person from a mysterious vaping illness that researchers say may have affected 450 people around the U.S....
02:48, 09/07/2019

| WATCH | Parents of teen vaping victim demand regulation The parents of an 18-year-old who was recently hospitalised due to what doctors described as a "sudden and severe lung illness due to vaping" are demanding more regulations on the vaping industry. WATCH NOW....
11:32, 09/07/2019

Spirit Airlines passenger banned for life after vaping on flight A 30-year-old Spirit Airlines passenger on a flight from Detroit to New Orleans recently got himself banned for life after deciding to take a smoke break in the plane's bathroom....
09:00, 06/09/2019

Vaping linked to violence, property theft among teens in US: study Puffing could be the gateway to delinquency. Teens who vape are more likely to steal and commit violent crimes, according to a new study out of the University of Texas and San Antonio. The study, published this month in the Journal of Criminal Justice, tracked a national sample of US youths in the 8...
17:48, 05/29/2019

A $1 tax rise on cigarettes increases vaping rates by almost 10 percent: study Taxes on traditional cigarettes may be driving smokers to try vaping. A $1 tax increase on traditional cigarettes reduces cigarette use by 1.9 percent overall and by 3.5 percent for daily smokers, says a new study distributed by the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER). It also increased vapi...
22:32, 07/02/2019

Canadian health officials on alert after reports of vaping illnesses in the U.S. Maryse Durette, a spokeswoman for the two agencies, says Canadian health officials have not yet seen evidence of similar pulmonary illness clusters occurring in Canada....
01:16, 08/29/2019

CDC flags two new deaths from lung illness possibly tied to vaping U.S. health authorities on Friday said two Americans had died from lung illness that were possibly tied to vaping, bringing the total count of such deaths to three as officials probe whether a "cluster" of lung illnesses are linked to e-cigarette use....
23:48, 09/06/2019

CDC, FDA report 215 cases of respiratory illness possibly tied to vaping U.S. public health officials on Friday reported a rise in the number of cases of respiratory illness possibly related to the use of e-cigarettes from across 25 states....
23:16, 08/30/2019

Teen in coma after developing severe lung disease from vaping A Pennsylvania teenager is in a medically induced coma for a severe lung illness caused by his vaping habit, his parents said. Kevin Boclair, 19, is connected to a heart/lung machine at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania where doctors said he may need a double lung transplant, his parent...
03:48, 09/04/2019

More states are targeting teen vaping, but health advocates say it’s not enough to curb use Virginia and Illinois have joined six other states, the District of Columbia and hundreds of municipalities in implementing Tobacco 21 policies, which restrict the use of tobacco to those 21 and older....
01:16, 07/02/2019

Vaping-illness investigations turn to contaminants, counterfeits: report Enlarge / A man smokes an e-cigarette. (credit: Getty | Picture alliance) State and federal investigations into the puzzling burst of severe lung illnesses linked to e-cigarette use—aka vaping—are focusing in on black-market and counterfeit products, according to a report by the Washington Post. U...
22:16, 08/30/2019

U.S. doctors' group says just stop vaping as deaths, illnesses rise The American Medical Association on Monday urged Americans to stop using electronic cigarettes of any sort until scientists have a better handle on the cause of 450 lung illnesses and at least five deaths related to the use of the products....
08:48, 09/10/2019

Death toll from mysterious vaping-related illnesses rises A Kansas resident has died from the same, mysterious vaping-related illness that has suddenly cropped up across the country, officials said Tuesday. Kansas Department of Health and Environment confirmed that the unidentified vaping victim died in the hospital from lung disease that “progressed...
19:32, 09/10/2019

Death toll from mysterious vaping-related illnesses rises to five The death toll from a mysterious vaping illness has now risen to five, the Los Angeles Times reported. The sickness linked to vaping, which includes symptoms like chest pain, shortness of breath and vomiting, has sprung up in 450 cases across the country, puzzling health officials. Though vaping has...
22:32, 09/07/2019

Tests link vitamin E in vaping products to lung illnesses across U.S. State and federal health officials found an oil-extract from vitamin E, called vitamin E acetate, may have played a role in respiratory problems reported by people who use marijuana and nicotine vape cartridges....
01:32, 09/06/2019

David Koch's reclusive nephew is next in line to inherit the family legacy, and he may be planning a shift away from conservative politics REUTERS/Carlo Allegri Koch Industries confirmed Friday morning that 79-year-old David Koch, brother to 83-year-old Charles Koch, has died. The Koch family legacy includes the second-largest company in the US, Koch Industries, along with numerous political and policy institutions and billions of do...
03:48, 08/25/2019

Trump threatens seismic shift in trade war with China, suggesting new tariffs on $325 billion worth of Chinese goods Cameron Spencer/Getty; Win McNamee/Getty; Shayanne Gal/Business Insider President Donald Trump threatened to dramatically escalate the trade war with China. Trump said that on Friday tariffs on $200 billion worth of Chinese goods will increase from 10% to 25% and the US will slap an additional $325...
05:16, 05/06/2019

Lawmakers blast Juul over the company's role in teen vaping 'epidemic' The House Committee on Oversight and Reform's Economic and Consumer Policy subcommittee is examining Juul's marketing and health claims in a two-part hearing on Wednesday and Thursday titled "Examining Juul's Role in the Youth Nicotine Epidemic."...
01:32, 07/25/2019

Dozens of People in Multiple States Have Lung Disease Linked to Vaping, and No One Knows Why The number of people afflicted and hospitalized with serious lung disease connected to vaping continues to grow. This week, multiple states reported similar cases, and the toll of confirmed and possible victims has climbed into the dozens. Right now, health officials and outside experts still seem t...
23:00, 08/16/2019

High schools embrace 'vape detectors' in fight against bathroom vaping As the numbers of middle and high school students who vape continue to rise -- the US Food and Drug Adminstration says more than 20% of highschoolers use e-cigarettes -- school districts around the country are starting to fight back....
11:00, 09/13/2019

Indiana man allegedly kills teen brother over vaping indoors: report An Indiana man was charged in the death of his 15-year-old brother after he allegedly punched him in the side of his head for vaping indoors, according to a local report....
23:32, 06/21/2019

The Trump administration plans to ban flavored e-cigs to curb teen vaping The Trump administration announced today that it may ban the sale of most flavored e-cigarettes in an attempt to curb teen vaping, The New York Times reports. In a press release, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) shared that the FDA p......
20:32, 09/11/2019

Michigan becomes first state to ban flavored electronic cigarettes, cites dangers of vaping Gov. Gretchen Whitmer said the move bans online and retail sales of sweet, fruity, minty flavored products, but does not apply to tobacco flavors.        ...
21:01, 09/04/2019

Pick up a joint instead, doc says: Vaping illnesses highlight flawed marijuana regulations People are dying from vaping-related lung illnesses. And it's highlighting a growing concern: There's no federal regulation of marijuana products        ...
19:32, 09/13/2019

Daily on Healthcare: Mystery illness prompts calls for vaping crackdown Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00 an issue!...
08:16, 09/12/2019

Robert Johnson: I was pitched by vaping startups about 5 years ago, but I passed on investing Despite showing strong business models at the time, the entrepreneur and media mogul says he's glad he decided against putting money into e-cigarette companies....
17:48, 09/12/2019

A 6th person has died from a vaping-related lung illness, this time in Kansas A 50-year-old Kansan is the sixth person nationally to die of vaping-related lung illness, according to state health authorities.        ...
17:32, 09/11/2019

From removing doors to checking sleeves, U.S. schools seek to snuff out vaping Students caught vaping in school can expect a lot more than a warning or detention in one North Texas district starting this fall. They will be forced to attend a special, isolated disciplinary school for a month....
14:48, 09/11/2019

US health officials investigating 215 possible cases of severe lung disease associated with vaping U.S. health officials are investigating 215 possible cases of severe lung disease associated with vaping across 25 states, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Food and Drug Administration said in a statement Friday....
20:16, 08/30/2019

Vaping linked to 94 mysterious cases of severe lung disease in 14 states Enlarge / A person smokes a Juul Labs Inc. e-cigarette. (credit: Getty | Bloomberg) The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced Saturday that it’s investigating a puzzling burst of severe lung-disease cases linked to e-cigarette product use or “vaping.” Between June 28 and August 15, ...
18:00, 08/19/2019

Utah teen was left in coma after developing lung disease from vaping Doctors found that she had acute eosinophilic pneumonia -- a rare disease caused by a build-up of white blood cells in the lungs in response to inflammation....
03:16, 08/31/2019

UPDATE 1-U.S. CDC flags 2 new deaths from lung illness possibly tied to vaping U.S. health authorities on Friday said two Americans had died from lung illness that were possibly tied to vaping, bringing the total count of such deaths to three as officials probe whether a "cluster" of lung illnesses are linked to e-cigarette use....
20:48, 09/06/2019

CDC refines definition of vaping-linked illnesses, lowers case count Enlarge / A man smokes an e-cigarette. (credit: Getty | Picture alliance) The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has updated and revised the national tally of illnesses linked to the use of e-cigarettes, aka vaping, dropping the count from 450 possible cases to 380 confirmed and probable c...
04:48, 09/14/2019

Vaping companies facing European opposition to higher nicotine level A push by makers of electronic cigarettes to raise nicotine levels in the European Union towards their far higher American levels is running into opposition, a senior executive at U.S. market leader Juul said on Tuesday....
17:48, 05/07/2019

Canadian health officials monitoring reports of U.S. vaping linked illnesses There have been at least 450 possible cases, including five deaths, identified in the U.S. this year and many said they had been vaping THC, the chemical that gives marijuana its high....
03:00, 09/09/2019

Teen hospitalized for ‘vaping-induced’ injury has warning for young users An Illinois teen issued a stern warning to youngsters from his hospital bed to stop vaping — saying the habit has left his lungs looking like those of a man more than 50 years older. Adam Hergenreder, 18, of Gurnee, cannot breathe without oxygen tubes since being admitted Saturday to a hospita...
19:32, 09/05/2019

Pick up a joint instead: Vaping illnesses highlight flawed marijuana regulations People are dying from vaping-related lung illnesses. And it's highlighting a growing concern: There's no federal regulation of marijuana products        ...
23:32, 09/13/2019

Lawmaker accuses Juul of illegally advertising vaping as a way to quit smoking Rep. Raja Krishnamoorthi, D-Ill., is asking the Food and Drug Administration to investigate whether e-cigarette giant Juul is illegally making smoking cessation claims....
23:00, 09/05/2019

CDC narrows investigation of mysterious vaping-related lung disease to 380 cases The investigation of a mysterious lung disease that has killed at least six people has narrowed to 380 "probable" and "confirmed" cases, the CDC said Thursday....
03:32, 09/13/2019

Deadly Vaping Illness Could be Related to Vitamin E, New York Health Officials Say The number of people stricken by acute lung disease linked to e-cigarettes continues to grow, with nearly 500 suspected cases reported across the U.S. as of this week, along with two more deaths in Oregon and Indiana. But while the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and others are still sayi...
23:48, 09/06/2019

Vaping Could Make It Harder For Your Body to Fight the Flu, Preliminary Research Suggests Anyone who’s regularly smoked knows that colds and flus can hit them harder than they would a non-smoker. But people who vape could be in for the same sort of trouble, according to some new (and very preliminary) research out today. It suggests that e-cigarettes can weaken the body’s ability to fend...
07:16, 05/21/2019

Doctors say vaping may have caused severe lung damage in eight Wisconsin teens The teens were hospitalized with extreme coughs, significant shortness of breath and fatigue. Some had lost weight from vomiting and diarrhea.        ...
03:32, 07/26/2019

Health Canada warns vaping carries risk of pulmonary illness The federal agency is advising vaporizer users to watch out for symptoms of pulmonary illness, such as coughing, shortness of breath and chest pain, nausea, vomiting and diarrhea....
00:32, 09/06/2019

Vaping harms the brain and companies shouldn't pay influencers to promote it, FDA says The Food and Drug Administration sent warnings Friday to companies that used paid social media influencers to promote nicotine solutions.       ...
00:32, 06/08/2019

San Francisco becomes first major city to ban e-cigarette sales to curb teen vaping The measure has been criticized by e-cigarette makers and some public health officials who question whether there’s any real benefit to banning the products while cigarettes are still widely sold....
18:48, 06/26/2019

Nebraska School District Will Test Students for Nicotine Over Vaping Worries The new policy reflected growing concerns about the public health threat of e-cigarettes. “We are really wanting this to be a preventive, proactive measure,” the superintendent said....
00:00, 06/18/2019

Juul Will Require ID Scans in Latest Attempt at Curbing Teen Vaping In its latest bid to keep the kids from vaping, Juul announced today that retailers will soon have to scan IDs for anyone trying to purchase a Juul e-cigarette.Read more......
21:48, 08/29/2019

4 Your Health: E-cig marketing increased young adults likelihood of vaping by 30 percent New research suggests the popularity of e-cigarettes among teens and young adults has been fueled by unregulated advertising of the devices. A new study from the University of Texas found teens who recalled store-based e-cigarette ads were twice as likely to start vaping within 2-and-a-half years. Y...
06:48, 08/27/2019

CDC flags one death and nearly 200 cases of lung illnesses in U.S., possibly tied to vaping The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said on Friday it had identified 193 potential cases of severe lung illness tied to vaping in 22 states as of Aug. 22, including one adult in Illinois who died after being hospitalized....
05:48, 08/25/2019

CDC flags one death and nearly 200 cases of lung illnesses in U.S, possibly tied to vaping The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said on Friday it had identified 193 potential cases of severe lung illness tied to vaping in 22 states as of Aug. 22, including one adult in Illinois who died after being hospitalized....
02:48, 08/24/2019

People are vaping THC. Lung injuries being reported nationwide. Why is the CDC staying quiet? CDC, the FDA and state health agencies say they are completing the painstaking work of tracing common factors that may have triggered the lung issues.        ...
18:00, 08/28/2019

Teens in Wisconsin Are Being Diagnosed With Severe Lung Damage That May Be Linked to Vaping Health officials in Wisconsin are looking into a scary-sounding cluster of cases that could be linked to vaping. Doctors in the state have reported eight cases of teenagers with similar lung damage and symptoms to the Wisconsin Department of Health Services (WisDHS) this month, the agency said in a ...
23:16, 07/26/2019