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Local vapers react to increase in hospitalizations linked to vaping

Over the years, vaping has become a popular alternative to smoking for many Americans. In recent weeks, hundreds of people have been hospitalized due to vaping, according to the American Lung Association. News 15’s Leigha McNeil spoke to some folks who believe they know what’s causing the spike in vaping related hospital visits. Tim Champagne owner of Troposphere Vape Shop, tells News 15 he will be attending the Vapor Technology Associations meeting in DC on Sunday, to combat what he calls a growing threat to smokers who genuinely benefit from using nicotine vaping products. President Trump is also weighing in on the vaping debate. Now asking the FDA to band flavored e-cigarettes to combat teen vaping.