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Blue Cross Blue Shield Association Praises FDA Action on Youth E-cigarette Use

Menthol ban and other efforts needed to prevent a new generation of smokers and help adults quit
PR Newswire
added Nov 16, 2018 04:15

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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FDA Moves to Restrict Flavored E-Cig Sales, Ban Menthol Cigarettes

The move against flavored e-cigarettes stops short of the full ban that had been expected from the agency. Instead, sales of these products -- thought to be especially alluring to teens -- will only be allowed in stores within special closed-off areas ma
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Nov 16, 2018 02:32

FDA proposes ban on menthol cigarettes, restricts sales of sweet e-cigarettes

FDA head Scott Gottlieb, in an interview with USA TODAY's Jayne O'Donnell, announces new regulations on how and where flavored vape juice can be sold.
USA Today
added Nov 16, 2018 02:23
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