FDA Commissioner Gottlieb has been changing his tone on vaping in the past year citing the need to "narrow the off ramp" of smoking for adults. But what does he mean?
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Philip Morris, Altria, and other Big Tobacco firms have suffered a loss at the hands of the FDA due to the anti-ecig environment they helped create. This decision is going to negatively impact vaping and other non-combustible technologies.
In a position statement released in February 2018, the American Cancer Society has changed its views on e-cigarettes and how they should be regulated. The policy statement will guide the non-profits efforts on tobacco control and smoking cessation efforts going forward.
At Healthy Returns forum, hosted by CNBC, FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb addressed a wide range of health concerns facing the United States, including tobacco and e-cigarettes. He also talked about the tobacco control groups suing him and the FDA for not implementing controls the vaping industry fast enough.
Senators Dick Durbin (D) from Illinois held a press conference and announced legislation which seeks to place heavy restrictions vape flavors.
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Senator Dick Durbin of Illinois has made banning vape flavors his new mission and he has introduced legislation to do just that.
The spectre of teenage nicotine addiction has been successfully used to change FDA policy regarding the availability e-cigarettes, particularly flavored vape juice and pod systems, to U.S. adult consumers.
How can vaping be a gateway drug if drug usage is down amid a vaping "epidemic" among the youth?
Colorado Congresswoman Diana DeGette has announce plans to introduce the SAFE kids act legislation pushed last year to ban vape flavors by Senator Dick Durbin.
Democrats in Congress and Republicans in Senate introduce anti-vaping legislation that could have devastating consequences for vapers everywhere.
Former FDA Commissioner Gottlieb admitted at a conference that even though adult smokers use pods to quit, the products should be pulled from the market due to teen vaping 'epidemic'.
A sudden epidemic of lung related illness and possible organ failure in recent weeks has elicited a wave of misinformation in the news, often failing to warn the public about the real culprit: contaminated black market THC cartridges.
The Trump Administration announced plans to remove all flavored e-cigarettes from the market in response to a wave of illness believed by the State of New York to be related to Vitamin E additives to THC cartridges.
A report from the Dow Jones news wire indicates that the FDA is expected to announce a ban on all pre-filled flavored vape pod cartridges but tobacco and menthol within the next week.
President Trump's new proposed budget calls for moving tobacco regulation to a new federal agency and away from the FDA.
Two Democrats in the House have introduced legislation to ban vape flavors in all products in addition to banning online sales, which would effectively kill vaping in the United States.
The FDA has asked the court to allow the PMTA (Pre-Market Tobacco Application) process to be delayed for 120 days due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
The FDA deadline for Premarket Tobacco Applications (PMTA) for vape products to remain on the market has arrived and the FDA focuses on disposable vape products.
The FDA has added new guidance to the PMTA process on how to conduct a study on product intention that is to be submitted with applications.
Senator Mitt Romney and a bipartisan cast of characters from both legislative bodies have introduced legislation designed to extract an estimated $100 million dollars in fees per year from the vape industry.
The FDA has begun to start rejecting the market applications for flavored vape juice with regulators signaling full flavor ban to "save the youth".
Lawmakers have included language to the 2022 Omnibus spending bill which could ban synthetic nicotine and products which use it such as salt nic juice and disposable vapes.
The approval of the NJOY Ace and three tobacco flavored pods provides further confirmation from the FDA that there is a de facto ban on flavors.
JUUL sues the FDA over the agency refusing to disclose documents justifying the denial of the PMTA to sell the popular