Articles tagged with: regulations
FDA asks Federal Courts to Delay PMTA for 120 Days
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.
Trump Proposes New Federal Agency Overseeing Tobacco
President Trump's new proposed budget calls for moving tobacco regulation to a new federal agency and away from the FDA.
Trump Administration Announces Ban on Flavored Vape Juice
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.
Former FDA Gottlieb Admits Pods Help Smokers Quit But Should Be Pulled From Market
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'.
Youth Drug Usage Survey Destroys Claim That Vaping is a Gateway Drug
How can vaping be a gateway drug if drug usage is down amid a vaping "epidemic" among the youth?
FDA Caves to Political Pressure - Announces Huge Changes to E-Cig Policy
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.
Legislation to Ban Vape Flavors Submitted by Senator Dick Durbin
Senator Dick Durbin of Illinois has made banning vape flavors his new mission and he has introduced legislation to do just that.
Say Something Positive About E-Cigarettes? You Must Be A Bot Say Scientists
Scientists want people to think that any post about vaping must always be negative otherwise the author may be bot.
FDA Commissioner Gottlieb Addresses E-Cigarette Regulations (and Getting Sued)
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.
American Cancer Society shifts stance on E-Cigs in Position Statement
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.