Congressional supporters of the tobacco industry have proposed legislation to help e-cigarette companies escape rules adopted under Obama.
By Sheila Kaplan, STAT
The Food and Drug Administration will begin regulating e-cigarettes and cigars the same way it regulates cigarettes and smokeless tobacco. About 2.5 million high school students or middle schoolers vaped at least once in the last month; now e-cigarettes can…
By PBS NewsHour
WASHINGTON — The Food and Drug Administration issued a sweeping set of tobacco rules Thursday that would regulate electronic cigarettes, cigars and other products for the first time, despite resistance from industry groups that say the new rules would be…
By David Nather, STAT and Dylan Scott, STAT
New Jersey lawmakers passed a bill Monday that would fine retailers up to $1,000 for selling tobacco products, including electronic cigarettes, to people under 21 years of age.
By Joshua Barajas
By PBS NewsHour
E-cigarettes, which produce vapor instead of smoke, are supposed to be a safer nicotine option. But the product is completely unregulated by the federal government, and there’s been little research on its long-term effects. The industry, too, faces uncertainty, as…
By Lauren Neergaard, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — Electronic cigarettes have surpassed traditional smoking in popularity among teens, the government’s annual drug use survey finds.
The town of Westminster, Mass., could become the first in the nation to entirely ban the sale of tobacco products, including cigarettes, chewing tobacco and e-cigarettes. What if a similar ban was proposed where you live?…
By Anna Christiansen
The American Heart Association published recommendations Monday to control the e-cigarette market. The policies, featured in Circulation, focus on the role of advertisers and clinicians in dealing with the product, as well as the vitality of more research.
By Victoria Pasquantonio
As of January of this year, there were more than 460 e-cigarette brands available for purchase online, and around 7,700 flavors, including Swedish fish, roasted marshmallow and vanilla cupcake.
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