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The FDA Is Cracking Down on 'Juuling' and Youth E-Cigarette Use

As a first step, the FDA on April 6 began “a large-scale, undercover nationwide blitz” on the illegal sale of e-cigarettes to minors, online and in stores. The agency discovered numerous violations of tobacco law through the blitz, according to the annou
TIME Magazine
added Apr 25, 2018 15:56
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E-Cig Liquid Exposures Down Slightly Among Young Kids

Following large increases in the years prior, toxic exposures to liquid nicotine declined slightly among young children from 2015 to 2016, a new study found. During this period, the number of exposures for every 100,000 children under 6 years of age dip
MedPage Today
added Apr 25, 2018 15:49
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JUUL Labs Announces Comprehensive Strategy to Combat Underage Use

JUUL Labs today announced it will take additional decisive action by actively supporting state and federal initiatives to raise the minimum age to 21+ to purchase tobacco products as part of an initial investment of $30 million over the next three years d
PR Newswire
added Apr 25, 2018 15:44
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CVS Health Releases 11th Annual Corporate Social Responsibility Report

Significant progress against 2020 targets to help deliver the first tobacco-free generation, including 4.4 million youth reached with tobacco-free messaging and 128 new tobacco-free educational institutions An expanded partnership between MinuteClinic an
PR Newswire
added Apr 25, 2018 15:42
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[Connecticut] Parents, students, and concerned citizens across our state are speaking up in support of raising the minimum tobacco sale age to 21.

SHARE YOUR REASON TO MAKE YOUR VOICE HEARD
21+ Reasons Why (Tobacco 21 CT)
added Apr 25, 2018 15:41
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[Connecticut] "21+ Reasons Why" Showcases Support for Tobacco 21

Today, a new online exhibition, "21+ Reasons Why," launched showcasing the many reasons why Connecticut parents, students, and concerned citizens support increasing Connecticut's tobacco sale age to 21.
PR Newswire
added Apr 25, 2018 15:37
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FDA reveals 40 warning letters to e-cigarette retailers for sales to youth

“The FDA has been conducting a large-scale, undercover nationwide blitz to crack down on the sale of e-cigarettes – specifically JUUL products – to minors at both brick-and-mortar and online retailers,” the regulator said. (Reporting by Manas Mishra in B
Reuters
added Apr 25, 2018 14:24
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E-Cigarette Sting Operation Prompts Warnings to Retailers

A U.S. government-led sting operation of retailers including 7-Eleven Inc. stores and Royal Dutch Shell Plc gas stations led to 40 warnings for selling Juul e-cigarettes to kids. The Food and Drug Administration letters are part of an undercover operati
Bloomberg News
added Apr 25, 2018 14:23
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FDA should revise its new guidance on listing of ingredients in tobacco products to require disclosure of all ingredients that can become toxic during normal use

My colleagues and I just submitted this comment ... FDA should revise its new guidance on listing of ingredients in tobacco products to require disclosure of all ingredients that can become toxic during normal use
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Apr 25, 2018 14:21
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[California] GLANTZ: Today was a bad day for e-cigarettes and flavored tobacco products generally, particularly JUUL

The California Department of Public Health launched a brilliant (and colorful) educational effort on the impact of flavored tobacco products on kids. You can see the TV ads on “the tobacco industry’s kids menu” here. At least two of the ads, Fruit Can
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Apr 25, 2018 14:20
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