The Trump administration announced plans to remove all flavored e-cigarettes from store shelves in a widening crackdown on vaping, as officials warned that sweet flavors had drawn millions of children into nicotine addiction.
Health investigators are casting a wide net to understand what is sickening hundreds of vapers across the United States and still have not ruled out any product on the market.
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo proposed legislation to ban flavored e-cigarettes statewide in an effort to protect young people from the unknown consequences of vaping.
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 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.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration carved out new recommendations for makers of e-cigarettes, or vapes, including guidelines on how to address public health issues while designing their products.