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[Illinois] American Medical Association targets e-cigarettes, vaping among teens

on Tuesday added its weight to efforts by officials nationwide, including Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel, to make tobacco less attractive and available to young people. The same day Emanuel’s administration was to file suit against eight companies it says so
Chicago Tribune
added Nov 14, 2018 17:31
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[UK] Are smokers who are regularly exposed to e-cigarette use by others more or less motivated to stop or to make a quit attempt? A cross-sectional and longitudinal survey [FREE FULL TEXT]

Smokers who report regular exposure to other people using e-cigarettes are more likely to report past quit attempts and high current motivation to quit, but there does not appear to be an independent association with motivation or quit attempts after adj
BioMed Central (uk)
added Nov 14, 2018 17:09
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Juul confirms plans to pull four sweet-flavored e-cig styles from stores

The creme, cucumber, fruit and mango flavors being removed remain available at www.juul.com, but with heightened age-restriction policies and age-21 verification that requires consumers to provide their name, date of birth, permanent address and the last
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Nov 14, 2018 04:39
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Blu e-cigarette maker plans to restrict online sales amid FDA crackdown on teen use

Fontem Ventures, a unit of tobacco company Imperial Brands, said it will raise the minimum age requirements to buy pods on its website to 21 across the U.S. and require its online retail partners to use age verification technology, among other measures d
CNBC
added Nov 14, 2018 18:28
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FDA Commissioner Calls Menthol ‘Significant Problem’ in Tobacco

“Menthol is a significant problem,” FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb said at an event in Washington Tuesday, ahead of an expected announcement by the agency later this week of plans to restrict the use of some flavors, including menthol, in tobacco produc
Bloomberg News
added Nov 14, 2018 18:24
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[New York] Bronx Science High School to Close Some Bathrooms to Combat Vape Use Among Students

Many schools across the country are struggling to reverse a surge in teenagers using e-cigarettes, which experts say can potentially lead to nicotine addiction. Bronx Science officials said in an email to parents Friday that patrolling bathrooms didn’t
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added Nov 14, 2018 17:37
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[California, Illinois, Pennsylvania] Cities step up pressure on e-cigarette industry over teen vaping epidemic

Juul recently launched a secret shopper program that it says has visited 2,000 brick-and-mortar retailers to ensure that the product is not being sold to minors. "Juul is intended for current adult smokers only," the company said in a statement. "We can
USA Today
added Nov 14, 2018 17:32
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JUUL LABS ACTION PLAN

We launched flavors like Mango, Fruit, Creme, and Cucumber as effective tools to help adult smokers switch from combustible cigarettes, and we do not sell flavors like Gummy Bear or Cotton Candy, which are clearly targeted to kids. However, we are sen
Juul Labs/Juul Vapor
added Nov 14, 2018 04:48
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Under Pressure, Juul Withdraws Most Flavored E-Cigs From Market

The company said it would also terminate its social media productions related to the flavored products. The announcement comes after increasing pressure from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and other critics, alarmed by the surging popularity amon
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Nov 14, 2018 04:32
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Juul Pulls Flavored E-Cigs As New FDA Regulations Loom ($$)

announced Tuesday that it was pulling its flavored products from stores and taking other steps to address youth use of e-cigarettes, days after reports that the Food and Drug Administration is gearing up for a crackdown against e-cigarette companies. Juu
Law360
added Nov 14, 2018 03:26
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