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RALEIGH — When her teenage son collapsed in a seizure, it hit High Point mother Kelly Kinard. Luka was addicted. He was vaping the equivalent of 80 cigarettes per day, and it took sending him to rehab in California to get him to stop.

Published in Local News

The “Great Vape Scare of 2019” is well underway, as more than 380 people have been diagnosed with a severe lung condition that has been traced back to the use of e-cigarettes and THC vaping devices. So far, seven people have died as a result. But governments rush to ban vape products that may or may not be responsible for causing the damage.

Published in Opinion

Spurred by a public health scare, Congress is considering a big-government power grab to save young adults from themselves. 

Published in Opinion

ROCKINGHAM — Leroy Brown and Carlos Violrio, both of Richmond County, celebrate their one-year anniversary of being tobacco-free and graduating from FirstHealth’s FirstQuit program on Feb. 28 at FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital–Richmond in Rockingham.

Published in Lifestyle