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CVS Health Applauds FDA's Announcement to Restrict Flavored Tobacco Products

"We applaud the FDA's decision to restrict access to flavored tobacco and e-cigarette products, which have been expertly marketed and targeted at teens and young adults and has contributed to a dramatic rise in e-cigarette use among high school students,
PR Newswire
added Nov 16, 2018 03:25
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Results from 2018 National Youth Tobacco Survey show dramatic increase in e-cigarette use among youth over past year

Sharp rise in e-cigarette use results in uptick in overall tobacco product use; prompts new, forceful steps by FDA to firmly confront and reverse youth epidemic
PR Newswire
added Nov 16, 2018 03:22
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FDA's Plans To Take Action On Menthol Cigarettes And Flavored Cigars Are Significant, But Moves On E-Cigarettes Fall Short To Stem Youth Epidemic

But the agency must act quickly — the regulatory process can be slow and each day lost is measured in lives. While the FDA's proposed sales restrictions on e-cigarettes are a step forward, they are not enough to stem the youth e-cigarette epidemic. We co
PR Newswire
added Nov 16, 2018 03:21
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British American Tobacco’s response to FDA announcement

We have robust measures in place that demonstrate our commitment to marketing which does not target youth and have also communicated to the FDA that we will be applying additional measures. We fully support third party age verification of e-commerce an
British American Tobacco (BAT)
added Nov 16, 2018 03:14
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FDA reveals its plan of attack on smoking: Agency confirms it will impose bans on menthol cigarettes, flavored cigars and fruity e-cigs - but it will take YEARS to take effect

Health advocates say a menthol ban would have greater impact on the health of Americans, but it would likely take years to put in place. The changes for e-cigarettes could kick in within a few months. Battery-powered e-cigarettes are more popular among
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 16, 2018 02:53
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FDA to crack down on menthol cigarettes, flavored vapes

The proposed restrictions were aimed mainly at reducing smoking in kids: About half of teens who smoke cigarettes choose menthols, and flavored e-cigarettes have been blamed for a recent increase in teen vaping rates. "I will not allow a generation of c
AP - Associated Press
added Nov 16, 2018 02:48
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juul fails to remove all of youth’s favorite flavors from stores

Truth Initiative is calling on the FDA to stop the sale of all flavored e-cigarette products that have not been subject to public health review by the FDA as the law requires, and prohibit online sales of all e-cigarettes. Truth Initiative has also long s
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Nov 16, 2018 02:41
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FDA’s Proposal to Prohibit Menthol Cigarettes, Flavored Cigars Will Save Lives and Should be Implemented Quickly; FDA Must Do More to Reverse Youth E-Cigarette Epidemic

FDA must move as quickly as possible to propose, finalize and implement the necessary regulations. If the FDA does so, it will be truly historic action to stop the tobacco industry from using flavored products to target and addict children, African Americ
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Nov 16, 2018 02:38
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[Florida] As Trial Opens Against RJR, Attorneys Argue Whether Smoker's Heart Disease Claim Is Time Barred

What caused the coronary heart disease that forced a Florida smoker to undergo a triple bypass at 45, and when that disease first occurred, took center stage as trial opened against R.J. Reynolds last week. Rouse v. R.J. Reynolds, 2017CA017202.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Nov 16, 2018 02:36
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[Florida] Appellate Court Reverses Dismissal For Failure To Prosecute In Engle Case ($$)

In a Nov. 14 ruling, a divided Second District Florida Court of Appeal found that a trial court’s dismissal of a tobacco plaintiff’s case for lack of prosecution...
Lexis Nexis
added Nov 16, 2018 02:34
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