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U.S. vaping-related deaths rise to 48, cases of illness to 2,291

Reuters  reports federal “health officials on Thursday reported one new case and one more death from a respiratory illness tied to vaping over a two-week period, taking the total death toll to 48.” As of December 4, “there were 2,291 hospitalized cases reported to the” CDC “from 50 states, the District of Columbia, and two U.S. territories.” There are additional “deaths under investigation, health officials said.”

The number of cases of vaping-related lung illness in Ohio reaches 81.

Government entities, municipalities and even schools are suing JUUL for targeting minor children in their marketing practices.

JUUL Lawsuits
At the time of writing this, Minnesota is the state that has filed the latest lawsuit against the company for ‘targeting youth’ in e-cig marketing according to the Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison.  The anti vaping lawsuit the Minnesota attorney general filed, alleges that the company illegally marketed flavored e-cigarettes to children and violated several CONSUMER laws, including fraud.

This is one of many lawsuits filed by municipalities for the same type of lawsuit.  New York filed their lawsuit in November 2019 with the same claims, the District of Columbia, and California also filed similar lawsuits with the same allegations.

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