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FDA to ban flavored e-cigarettes at U.S. convenience stores

sweeping new restrictions on flavored tobacco products, including electronic cigarettes popular among teenagers in an effort to prevent a new generation of nicotine addicts. The much-anticipated announcement will mean that only tobacco, mint and menthol
Reuters
added Nov 16, 2018 02:04
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[Illinois] Statement From Mayor Emanuel On New FDA Regulations Of Tobacco And E-Cigarette Products

"For too long, corner stores across the country have looked like Baskin Robbins - with an array of flavored cigarettes, cigars and e-cigarettes," said Mayor Rahm Emanuel. "I'm glad the FDA is finally stepping up and following Chicago's lead in the fight
City of Chicago
added Nov 16, 2018 02:03
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Results from 2018 National Youth Tobacco Survey show dramatic increase in e-cigarette use among youth over past year

[FDA] and (CDC) released new findings from the National Youth Tobacco Survey (NYTS) showing that more than 3.6 million middle and high school students were current (past 30 day) e-cigarette users in 2018, a dramatic increase of more than 1.5 million stude
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Nov 16, 2018 02:01
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FDA seeks ban on menthol-flavoured cigarettes

Putting forward the long-awaited proposals on Thursday, Scott Gottlieb, head of the [FDA], disclosed what he described as “astonishing” new data that indicated a new generation was at risk of getting hooked on nicotine.
Financial Times (uk)
added Nov 15, 2018 23:54
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FDA Unveils New Steps to Protect Youth by Preventing Access to Flavored Tobacco Products, Announces Plans to Ban Menthol in Cigarettes and Cigars

FDA will not sit idly by while we face the threat of a whole generation getting addicted to these products. Therefore, today FDA is outlining a new policy framework to address what appear to be the central problems—youth appeal and youth access to flavor
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Nov 15, 2018 23:50
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FDA Seeks Ban On Menthol Cigarettes, Limits On E-Cig Sales ($$)

proposed a ban on menthol cigarettes and flavored cigars, along with new restrictions on sales of flavored e-cigarettes, in an effort to prevent youth access....also proposing to restrict sales of flavored e-cigarettes — except for mint and menthol, tobac
Law360
added Nov 15, 2018 23:48
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Why Are So Few COPD Patients Getting Vital Rehab Treatment?

In the study, whites, males, younger patients and those on home oxygen were among those patients likely to receive pulmonary rehabilitation. Patients were less likely to receive the rehabilitation if they were smokers; lived more than 10 miles from a pul
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Nov 15, 2018 14:39
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[UK] The NNA Calls for New Approach Towards Safer Alternatives

The New Nicotine Alliance (NNA) points out that there are “warring factions in public health”... Speaking at the E-Cigarette Summit at the Royal Society, today on 15th November, NNA Chair Sarah Jakes, will call for a new approach towards safer nicotine p
Vaping Post (ch)
added Nov 15, 2018 14:36
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[Illinois] Alderman, trying to quit, wants city to ban menthol-flavored tobacco products

Ald. Ray Lopez wants to ban the sale of menthol cigarettes and other menthol-flavored tobacco products; some say the menthol makes those products even more addictive. | Getty Images
Chicago Sun-Times
added Nov 15, 2018 14:26
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[UK, USA] Sainsbury's continues to sell flavoured e-cigarettes pulled from US over underage vaping fears

Vaping products that have been pulled from sale in the US over fears about underage buyers remain on shelves at Sainsbury's in the UK. The US e-cigarette giant Juul, which struck a deal with the British supermarket earlier this month, has banned the sale
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Nov 15, 2018 14:11
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