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More Kids Are Being Exposed to Toxic E-Cigarette Nicotine

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is reminding caregivers to store tobacco vaping cartridges safely to prevent children from being poisoned by the liquid inside, noting that e-cigarette exposures have increased sharply over the last year. A newsletter published last week by the F.D.A. included data from a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report in June that found that there was a 32 percent increase for the month of March 2023 compared with the month of April 2022 in exposures to e-cigarettes or e-liquids reported to U.S. poison centers, most in children under 5. National data also suggests exposures hit an all-time high in 2022.

August 09, 2023 by