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NewsBreak: FDA in Criminal Vaping Probe; 530 Sickened

Stock MarketsSep 19, 2019 12:41PM ET
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Investing.com - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said Thursday its enforcement arm is involved in a criminal probe of e-cigarettes, The Washington Post reported.

  • The FDA said 530 people have suffered an as-yet-unknown vaping-related illness.

  • The criminal probe had started earlier in the summer, when the illnesses were first reported, the Post said.
    • Philip Morris International (NYSE:PM) shares were up 0.3% midday, while Altria Group (NYSE:MO) dropped 2%.

    NewsBreak: FDA in Criminal Vaping Probe; 530 Sickened
     

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    Karl Hagen
    Karl Hagen Sep 19, 2019 1:44PM ET
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    Why not sue the liquor companies that are ****people as well?
    Juan Arias
    Juan Arias Sep 19, 2019 1:02PM ET
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    why I'm not surprise. The cake was getting smaller for Philip Morris.
    John Southern
    John Southern Sep 19, 2019 12:52PM ET
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    What about people who really are ill from othr unsafe prqctices and now its all the blam for the vape industry?
    John Southern
    John Southern Sep 19, 2019 12:47PM ET
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    Dont vape street ****** How many people died from cigarettes this year and opiots?
    Holly Sorensen
    Holly Sorensen Sep 19, 2019 12:46PM ET
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    they pretend not to know the culprit...its the fact that you cannot smoke Vitamin E. it turns into cyanide when vaped. that additive is in only a few 3rd party brands. Not in the reputable ones!!!!
    danica dipietroandonio
    danica dipietroandonio Sep 19, 2019 12:42PM ET
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    let's just forget about the opioid crisis though right?
    Nouf Saud
    Nouf Saud Sep 19, 2019 12:41PM ET
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    So !
    ET Elliott
    ET Elliott Sep 19, 2019 12:39PM ET
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    Smoking batteries
    Jon Hayes
    Jon Hayes Sep 19, 2019 12:39PM ET
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    Thumbnail will cause health problems CHANGE IT
    Justln McCorkle
    Justln McCorkle Sep 19, 2019 12:39PM ET
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    Lol true!
     
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