Walmart to stop selling e-cigarettes

Walmart will stop selling e-cigarettes in its Walmart and Sam’s Club locations in the U.S., according to reports.

Hundreds of recent unexplained illnesses linked to vaping products have drawn negative attention to the industry.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), state and local health departments, and other clinical and public health partners are investigating a multistate outbreak of lung injury associated with e-cigarette product (devices, liquids, refill pods, and/or cartridges) use.

Local officials are also warning you about the dangers of vaping.

According to CDC, there are 530 cases of lung injury reported from 38 states. Seven deaths have been confirmed in six states. More than 70% of cases are male; 67% of cases are 18 to 34 years old; 16% of cases are under 18 years; 17% are 35 years or older.