FDA restricts the sale of some flavored e-cigarettes as teen use soars

Today, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) officially announced plans to limit the sale of sweet-flavored e-cigarette products in places where people under the age of 18 can freely shop. The agency will also take aim at flavored cigars and menthol-flavored cigarettes in an effort to keep kids from getting hooked on any products that contain nicotine. This isnít a complete ban on flavored e-cigarette products, and itís weaker than the proposal that was teased last week before the FDA officially announced it. Pods in traditional tobacco flavors, as well as mint and menthol, can stay on the shelves of convenience stores and gas stations. Stores can sell flavored products only if they donít let in underage consumers, or if the products... Continue reading…

FDA to crack down on menthol cigarettes, flavored vapes

A top U.S. health official on Thursday pledged to try to ban menthol from regular cigarettes, outlaw flavors in all cigars, and tighten rules regarding the sale of most flavored versions of ...

Thu 15 Nov 18 from Medical Xpress

FDA to crack down on menthol cigarettes, flavored vapes, Thu 15 Nov 18 from FOXNews

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Tue 13 Nov 18 from Medical Xpress

E-cigarette company Juul halts sales of flavors at stores

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Tue 13 Nov 18 from Medical Xpress

How worrying is it that more and more teens are using e-cigarettes?

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Wed 7 Nov 18 from Newscientist

FDA to ban flavored e-cigarettes at U.S. convenience stores

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Thursday announced sweeping new restrictions on flavored tobacco products, including electronic cigarettes popular among teenagers in an effort to prevent ...

Thu 15 Nov 18 from Reuters

FDA will ban flavored e-cigarettes at U.S. convenience stores, Thu 15 Nov 18 from Reuters

A spike in underage vaping prompts FDA to restrict flavored e-cigarette products

Today, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) officially announced plans to limit the sale of sweet-flavored e-cigarette products in places where people under the age of 18 can ...

Thu 15 Nov 18 from The Verge

FDA to limit sales of flavored e-cigarettes

The Food and Drug Administration is essentially banning flavored e-cigarette sales at convenience stores and gas stations as part of a crackdown on underage vaping and smoking. The ...

Thu 15 Nov 18 from Engadget

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