Senators Dick Durbin (D) from Illinois held a press conference and announced legislation which seeks to place heavy restrictions vape flavors.
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.
The tobacco company Altria Group has decided to stop selling flavored liquids in its pod-based systems and cig-a-likes after meeting with FDA commissioner Gottlieb.
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.
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.
The much anticipated meeting at the White House between vaping advocates, Big Tobacco and the anti-vaping lobby was described as "wild" and President Trump was fairly aware of the implication of a flavor ban.
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.
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.
Joe Biden hasn't talked about vaping or e-cigarettes much other than to say that he would halt sales or eliminate the products pending even more research.
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.
R.J Reynolds and Philip Morris USA team up to fight SB 793, a bill that bans flavored tobacco including vape flavors in the State of California beginning Jan 1, 2021.
The FDA has begun to start rejecting the market applications for flavored vape juice with regulators signaling full flavor ban to "save the youth".
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.