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BAMC hosts tobacco cessation program for beneficiaries
February 4, 2020
An Airman vapes in an authorized smoking area during a break. As of Oct. 29, 2019, more than 1,800 lung injury cases and 37 deaths have been reported to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention with the only commonality among all cases being the patient’s use of e-cigarettes or vaping products.

Air Force warns Airmen of e-cigarette risks
December 17, 2019
An Airman holds an electronic cigarette at Scott Air Force Base, Illinois, Aug. 13, 2014. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is investigating the more than 2,000 cases of e-cigarette, or vaping, product use associated lung injury that have occurred across the country. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Erica Crossen)

Military Exchanges extinguish vape sales
October 15, 2019
Vape products, including e-cigs, e-cigarettes, vapes and e-hookahs, are electronic nicotine delivery devices that heat a sometimes flavored nicotine-infused liquid into a vapor that users inhale. The Army and Air Force Exchange Service and the Navy Exchange Service have discontinued the sale of vape products.

CDC issues warning of severe illness associated with e-cigs
September 9, 2019
E-cigarettes are associated with 215 possible cases of severe lung (pulmonary) illness and two deaths reported since the end of June across 25 states, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.