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AUDIO: FDA To Take Action Against Companies That Sell Vape Pens To Teens

Rachel Martin talks to FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb about the agency's new action to crack down on sales of vape pens, also known as e-cigarettes, to children and teens.
National Public Radio (NPR)
added May 9, 2018 18:34
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E-Cigarette Crackdown Won't Let Up After Retail, Candy Warnings

Gottlieb said the enforcement actions are part of a plan to go after companies or retailers marketing and selling tobacco products to children. Gottlieb has been criticized for pushing back by five years to 2022 a deadline for e-cigarette companies to su
Bloomberg News
added May 9, 2018 03:11
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[Virginia] FDA's proposed nicotine reduction could be detrimental for tobacco farmers

He says the nicotine reduction being discussed could hurt his farm. "We finished planting here this year. If they came out tomorrow and said the nicotine level's got to be reduced, this could be useless. So we really don't know what to do," Comer said.
WSLS Newschannel 10 (Roanoke, VA)
added May 8, 2018 16:28
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[New York] Schumer Wants Ban on Candy, Cookie E-Cigarette Flavors

Schumer says the [FDA] should immediately ban e-cigarette flavors such as candy and cookies that can appeal to young people in the wake of warnings that teens and children are increasingly using e-cigarettes. The New York Democrat on Sunday released a le
NBCNew York.com
added May 8, 2018 16:20
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Engagement with Online Tobacco Marketing Among Adolescents in the US: 2013-2014 to 2014-2015

Engagement with online tobacco marketing, both for tobacco and e-cigarettes, increased almost two-fold over time. This increase emphasizes the dynamic nature of online tobacco marketing and its ability to reach youth. The Food and Drug Administration, in
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added May 5, 2018 19:02
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[USA] UK government 'closely monitoring' e-cigarette refills that resemble children's treats

The Department of Health and Social Care is “closely monitoring” firms selling e-cigarette liquids in England that look like children’s juice, sweets and biscuits after a major crackdown by the US Food and Drug Administration.
Pharmaceutical Journal (uk)
added May 8, 2018 15:33
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[UK, USA] E-Cigarette products made to look like sweets are being marketed at children, experts warn

They have raised concerns about refillable ‘e-liquids’ that are sold separately from the inhaler devices. One brand of liquid, Candy King Sour, looks similar to packs of Trolli or Sour Patch gummy sweets. Another, Juice Box, looks like a carton of appl
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added May 8, 2018 15:30
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[North Carolina] 22nd Century shows quarterly profit, record revenue performance

reported Thursday net income of $1.39 million in the first quarter, benefiting from a non-core gain of $6.15 million on an investment...The sharp increase from $2.23 million a year ago came from additional customer demand for a filtered cigar that it bega
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added May 7, 2018 14:37
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[Connecticut] Blumenthal Fumes Over Juuling; Himes Not Ready to Impeach Trump

Blumenthal was in Hartford this week to highlight his efforts to snuff out “kid-friendly” flavored electronic cigarettes that he says are leading to a “new generation of nicotine addicts.” Blumenthal wants [FDA] to go after JUUL vape products for marketi
CTNewsJunkie.com
added May 4, 2018 20:50
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[District of Columbia] FDA lets vaping flourish as it eyes crackdown on cigarettes

At the E-Cigarette Summit, a conference on regulatory and public health developments held in D.C. this week, Mitch Zeller..."If we are being bold enough to envision a world where cigarettes are no longer capable of creating or sustaining addiction, but t
The Hill
added May 3, 2018 20:05
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