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Articles with the Tag: vaping

Briefs for Aug. 19, 2020

DPHHS issues statement on proposed rule regarding flavored electronic smoking device  News from DPHHS MONTANA — Department of Public Health and Human Services Director Sheila Hogan sent this notification to the Children, Families, Health and Human Services Interim Committee today regardi...

Temporary restriction on sale of e-cigarettes in effect until April 15

News from DPHHS MONTANA – Last fall, the Montana Department of Health and Human Services announced an emergency rule temporarily restricting the sale of flavored e-cigarette products in Montana.  On Dec. 13, 2019, the department announced that the 120-day restriction would enter into effec...

Federal law raises minimum age of sale for tobacco products Federal law raises minimum age of sale for tobacco products

News from DPHHS MONTANA – State health officials said that tobacco product retailers in Montana should comply with a new federal law and discontinue tobacco product sales to those under the age of 21. Federal compliance checks will continue to occur under the new minimum age requirement. On Dec...

DPHHS announces notice to enforce restriction on flavored e-cigarettes DPHHS announces notice to enforce restriction on flavored e-cigarettes

News from DPHHS MONTANA – The Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services announced its notice of intent to begin enforcing emergency rules that temporarily restrict the sale of flavored e-cigarette products in Montana. Enforcement of the emergency rules begins on Wednesday, Dec. 18, 20...

Ben there, done that

The electronic cigarette or vape industry has recently come under fire with the United States Food and Drug Administration, and many states are passing sweeping bans and other sanctions. A study of 11,000 people conducted by the National Cancer Institute’s Health Information survey found that positive ...

Health officials identify two additional cases related to vaping, one in Lake County

News from Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services MONTANA – Department of Public Health and Human Services officials have identified two additional cases of illness related to the national outbreak of e-cigarette use or vaping. Montana now has five identified cases, including one de...

Officials identify first Montana death associated with vaping 

MONTANA — Department of Public Health and Human Services officials have identified the state’s first death associated with the national outbreak of e-cigarette use, or vaping. DPHHS officials say the case involves an individual in their late teens with a history of vaping. State and local heal...

Kiwanis members learn about hazards of vaping Kiwanis members learn about hazards of vaping

POLSON – With vaping being a common topic of discussion in public conversation, Polson Kiwanis Club members and guests had the opportunity on Thursday to learn about the hazards of vaping and why it can be dangerous. “It’s an epidemic and a crisis,” said Lake County Public Health o...

Health officials confirm first Montana case of severe pulmonary disease associated with vaping

MONTANA – RiverStone Health and the Department of Public Health and Human Services have identified the first confirmed case of severe pulmonary disease associated with vaping in connection with the ongoing national investigation. The confirmed case is a Yellowstone County resident in their 30s with ...

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