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FDA may ban flavored e-cigarettes if makers don't do enough to limit youth use

FDA Commissioner Dr. Scott Gottlieb said the latest step in an overall process that began in April 2017 is necessary because “I now have good reason to believe that (youth e-cig smoking) has reached nothing short of an epidemic proportion of growth.”
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Sep 14, 2018 01:34
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Pediatric Pulmonology Expert , Arnold Platzker, MD, is available to discuss the e-cigarette crackdown by the FDA and how the product can adversely effect children's health.

Dr. Platzker has been active in following the cigarette industry for the past 40 years and testified for the State of Mississippi in their successful $8 billion dollar lawsuit against the tobacco industry. In the past 4 years, he has continued to follow t
Newswise
added Sep 14, 2018 01:31
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Light and mild redux: heated tobacco products’ reduced exposure claims are likely to be misunderstood as reduced risk claims [FREE FULL TEXT]

The data in the PMI modified risk tobacco product IQOS application do not support reduced risk claims and the reduced exposure claims are perceived as reduced risk claims, which is explicitly prohibited by the FDA. Allowing PMI to promote IQOS as reduced
Tobacco Control
added Sep 12, 2018 22:31
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FDA chief calls youth use of Juul, other e-cigarettes an ‘epidemic’

The latest data, not yet published, show a 75 percent increase in e-cigarette use among high school students this year compared to 2017. The FDA declined to publicly release the numbers, but people familiar with them said they were preliminary data from
Washington Post
added Sep 12, 2018 19:52
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FDA threatens a ban on flavoured ecigarettes

Shares in tobacco companies jumped as investors calculated that big tobacco would weather the enforcement action better than Juul, which has shocked the industry by grabbing more than 70 per cent of the ecigarette market since it launched in 2015.
Financial Times (uk)
added Sep 12, 2018 19:52
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FDA Action to Address “Epidemic” of Youth E-Cigarette Use Can Make Fundamental Difference, but Agency Follow-Up Is Key

will only have a major impact if the FDA quickly follows up and requires that flavored e-cigarettes that have not been reviewed by the agency be removed from the market because of their appeal to kids, forces changes in the marketing and sales practices o
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Sep 12, 2018 19:52
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FDA Issues 1,300 Warnings, Fines to Retailers on E-Cig Sales to Minors

The majority of the violations were for the illegal sale of five e-cigarette products: Vuse, Blu, Juul, MarkTen XL and Logic, the agency said. These five brands currently make up more than 97% of the U.S. market for e-cigarettes, according to the FDA.
CSP News (Convenience Store/Petroleum)
added Sep 12, 2018 19:52
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An 'epidemic of nicotine addiction' among youth prompts FDA to get tough on e-cigarette makers

directing the industry’s giants to draw up detailed plans for halting sales to minors and threatening to pull a wide range of products, including flavorings that appeal to underage buyers, from an exploding market. FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb called
Los Angeles Times
added Sep 12, 2018 19:50
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The London Report: Cigarette makers push FTSE 100 higher

with [BAT] rallying from near a three-year low, after the US health regulator threatened to ban vapour ecigarettes due to an “epidemic” of use among children. Analysts said that Juul, the fast-growing independent vaping brand, was most at risk due to its
Financial Times (uk)
added Sep 12, 2018 19:50
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FDA Vows to Battle Teen E-Cig Use

FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, MD, declared teen use of electronic cigarettes an "epidemic" and said the agency would be addressing the issue with "the largest coordinated tobacco compliance effort in FDA's history." Actions being considered -- but no
MedPage Today
added Sep 12, 2018 19:49
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