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FDA takes new steps to address epidemic of youth e-cigarette use, including a historic action against more than 1,300 retailers and 5 major manufacturers for their roles perpetuating youth access

PR Newswire
added Sep 18, 2018 04:04
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Vapor Technology Association Responds To FDA's Announcement

Unfortunately, FDA and Commissioner Gottlieb took a giant step backwards against the best interest of public health. By threatening an industry – and technology that millions of adult smokers are successfully using to reduce or quit smoking deadly cigaret
PR Newswire
added Sep 18, 2018 04:03
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FDA acknowledges youth e-cigarette use has hit epidemic proportions

an epidemic requires urgent and serious action, and the FDA must not cede its authority to the industry. Asking the tobacco industry to come up with solutions is the proverbial case of asking the fox to guard the hen house. After decades, there is no ev
PR Newswire
added Sep 18, 2018 04:03
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CVS Health Applauds FDA's Steps to Address the Epidemic of Youth Use of Electronic Cigarettes and Vaping Devices

"We hope the actions taken today by the FDA will reduce the number of people that are exposed to tobacco and other harmful products, which can reduce the prevalence of tobacco-related diseases including lung cancer, heart disease and stroke and make a si
PR Newswire
added Sep 18, 2018 04:02
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Tobacco Free Florida Response To FDA Declaration Of Youth E-Cigarette Use Epidemic

Current use of e-cigarettes among Florida middle school students increased 44.4 percent, from 5.4 percent in 2017 to 7.8 percent in 2018. The continued experimentation with these products among Florida youth is troubling. Many e-cigarettes contain nicoti
PR Newswire
added Sep 18, 2018 04:01
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FDA Vows to Battle Teen E-Cig Use

"I've been warning the e-cigarette industry for more than a year that they needed to do much more to stem the youth trends," he said. "In my view, they treated these issues like a public relations challenge rather than seriously considering their legal o
MedPage Today
added Sep 17, 2018 11:21
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VIDEO: FDA Puts E-Cig Makers on Notice: Fix 'Epidemic' Teen Use or Products May Be Pulled From Market

"Let me be clear: Everything is on the table, including all our civil and criminal enforcement tools," Gottlieb said. "If the companies don't know, or if they don't want to know, that these straw purchases are occurring, we'll now be helping to identify
NBCNew York.com
added Sep 14, 2018 17:33
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FDA Threatens to Pull E-Cigarettes to Fight the Rise of Kids Vaping

The move is part of a campaign by regulators to limit sales to minors of new cigarette-smoking alternatives, which officials say still contain addictive nicotine and can have negative effects on brain development. FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb said tha
Bloomberg News
added Sep 14, 2018 17:24
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VIDEO: FDA wants e-cigarette makers to extinguish use by kids

For more on today’s action by the [FDA], I’m joined by...Dr. Scott Gottlieb: Well, what we have access to right now is data that demonstrates to us that there’s nothing short of an epidemic of use among teenagers. We knew use was rising among high scho
PBS
added Sep 14, 2018 03:27
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Tobacco Stocks Jump After FDA Threatens E-Cig Crackdown

Altria Group and British American Tobacco gained the most intraday since 2008, rising as much as 7.7 percent and 6.9 percent, respectively. Philip Morris rose the most in more than three years. The agency has asked that the five top-selling national e-ci
Bloomberg News
added Sep 14, 2018 03:23
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