US to give states leeway to expand inpatient mental health

Along with proposing a ban on menthol in cigarettes and flavors in cigars, Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Scott Gottlieb today called for tightening rules governing the sale of most flavored versions of electronic cigarettes. Preliminary research suggests e-cigarettes may harm the lungs and heart, but human clinical studies are extremely limited. “I will not allow … Continue reading What We Know, What We Donít About E-Cigarette Health Risks →

US to give states leeway to expand inpatient mental health

The Trump administration is opening the door for states to provide more inpatient treatment for people with serious mental illness by tapping Medicaid programs.

Tue 13 Nov 18 from Medical Xpress

FDA will ban many flavored e-cigarettes

Fri 9 Nov 18 from Medical Xpress

What We Know, What We Donít About E-Cigarette Health Risks

Along with proposing a ban on menthol in cigarettes and flavors in cigars, Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Scott Gottlieb today called for tightening rules governing the sale of most ...

Thu 15 Nov 18 from KQED Science

What the FDAís restriction of e-cig flavors means for Juul

FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb has revealed his plans to combat underage use of e-cigs and nicotine, which has grown 78 percent among high school students from 2017 to 2018. The commissioner ...

Thu 15 Nov 18 from TechCrunch

FDA to Ban Most Flavored E-Cigs; Starts to Move Against Menthol Cigarettes

(MedPage Today) -- Long-awaited steps finally announced

Thu 15 Nov 18 from MedPageToday

FDA to Limit Flavored E-Cigarettes, Ban Menthol

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said Thursday that it will limit or ban access to flavored e-cigarettes, menthol cigarettes and flavored cigars.

Thu 15 Nov 18 from WebMD

Juul Withdraws Most Flavored E-Cigs From Market

Earlier in November, media reports suggested that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration would soon ban sales of most flavored electronic cigarettes in retail stores and gas stations across the ...

Tue 13 Nov 18 from WebMD

FDA to Ban Most Flavored E-Cigarettes

The agency will also mandate age age-verification measures for online sales to prevent minors from buying the flavor pods.

Fri 9 Nov 18 from WebMD

First Edition: November 14, 2018

Today's early morning highlights from the major news organizations.

Wed 14 Nov 18 from Kaiser Health News

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