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Cancer Society urges governor to veto e-cigarette measure

Removing tax will encourage vaping, group argues.

Groups urge lawmakers to act on teen, smoking-related issues

Rally encourages lawmakers to take action.

Students say pandemic led to increased vaping, tobacco use among peers

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) - More than a third of Kentucky middle and high schoolers say the pandemic has increased students using e-cigarettes, or "vapes,"...

Anti-vaping provisions tucked in stimulus relief bill

Vape opponents think provision can make a difference.

Dire prediction from smoke shop if tax increase on vaping products is passed

Botany Bay, a smoke shop in Lexington, thinks the proposed tax could put some shops out of business. 

Montgomery County Schools the latest district to sue e-cigarette companies

The Montgomery County Board of Education has filed a lawsuit against manufacturers, distributors and sellers of electronic-cigarettes and vaping products.

High school student shares her vaping addiction story

Dozens of people were at the State Capitol on Tuesday to rally for an issue they think should be a top priority this legislative session.

Bill to raise minimum age to buy tobacco products passed in U.S. Senate

The Tobacco-Free Youth Act would raise the legal age to buy tobacco products from 18 to 21.

Senator files bill to raise legal age to buy tobacco products

A bill has been pre-filed that would raise the legal age in Kentucky from 18 to 21 for buying all tobacco products, including electronic cigarettes.

Fayette County Board of Ed. becomes 2nd district in state to file vaping lawsuit

The Fayette County Board of Education voted unanimously Thursday to file a lawsuit against manufacturers, distributors, and retailers of e-cigarettes and other vaping devices and products.

KY health department launches free service to help teens stop vaping

The Kentucky Department for Public Health says teenagers who want to stop using e-cigarettes or other tobacco products can text or call the toll-free My Life, My Quit number.

Sheriff: Student hospitalized after ‘vaping overdose’

Authorities in Kentucky says a student was hospitalized because of a possible vaping overdose.

Confiscated vaping pen contaminated with heroin

An underage high school student has been identified as a suspect.

Dept. of Public Health investigates vaping-related illnesses

The Kentucky Department for Public Health is monitoring and investigating several cases that are related to e-cigarette use or vaping.

Franklin Co. Sheriff’s office seized around 600 THC vape cartridges

THC vape cartridges are becoming a growing problem in central Kentucky according to law enforcement officials.

Proposed flavor ban could shut down vaping company

The federal government announced it's finalizing plans to remove e-cigarette products from the market that have fruit and candy flavor.

Michigan becomes 1st state to ban flavored e-cigarettes

Michigan on Wednesday became the first state in the country to ban flavored e-cigarettes, as concerns continue to grow over the potential dangers of vaping.

Health officials call vaping dangerous; Others want more evidence

The state's public health department announced on Friday it's going to start tracking possible cases of severe pulmonary disease linked to vaping.

Students vaping in school is a growing problem

Vaping is a growing trend among young people in Kentucky and that's causing a growing concern among health experts.

Bipartisan bill to raise federal smoking age advances to Senate

A bipartisan bill that would raise the legal age to buy tobacco from 18-to-21, passed a key Senate committee on Wednesday.

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