Bay Area Lawmakers Mount Effort to Ban Flavored Tobacco, E-CigarettesA half-dozen state legislators led by Sen. Jerry Hill (D-San Mateo), announced Thursday a proposal to ban store and vending machine sales of flavored e-cigarettes and tobacco products.
State Legislators Announce Bill To Ban Store Sales Of Flavored E-Cigarettes And TobaccoSix state legislators led by Sen. Jerry Hill, D-San Mateo, announced Thursday they are proposing a law to ban store sales of flavored electronic cigarettes and other flavored tobacco products.
FDA To Crack Down On Menthol Cigarettes, Flavored VapesIn a major new effort to curb smoking, a top U.S. health official pledged Thursday to try to ban menthol from regular cigarettes, outlaw flavors in all cigars and tighten rules governing the sale of most flavored versions of electronic cigarettes.
Juul To Eliminate Social Media Accounts, Stop Retail Sales Of FlavorsThe CEO of e-cigarette maker Juul announced plans Tuesday to eliminate some of its social media accounts and halt most retail sales of flavor products as part of a plan to restrict access to minors.
Amid Juul Investigation, FDA Plans New Restrictions On E-Cigarette FlavorsTaking on epidemic levels of teen e-cigarette use, the US Food and Drug Administration is expected to announce new restrictions on the sale of e-cigarette products an agency official confirmed Thursday.
Sale Of Flavored Tobacco, Vaping Products Banned In Marin CountyFlavored tobacco and vaping products will be banned from Marin County store shelves in a matter of months.
Juul's Social Media Draws Alarming Number Of Teen Followers, Study Finds Even though the company has vowed not to market to underage users, a new study shows many adolescents are being exposed to the device through social media.
FDA Expands Investigation Of Illegal E-Cigarette Marketing To Kids The US Food and Drug Administration pressed forward with its investigation of e-cigarette companies Friday, sending letters to 21 companies in an effort to uncover whether they are marketing products illegally and outside the agency's compliance policy.
Morgan Hill School Official Host Forum On Teen VapingWith vaping is becoming a growing problem on school campuses, on Tuesday night a South Bay school district was taking steps to keep parents in the loop.
FDA Stages Surprise Inspection At Juul's San Francisco OfficeThe Food and Drug Administration has staged a surprise inspection and seized "over a thousand documents" at the San Francisco headquarters of the nation's leading e-cigarette manufacturer.
E-Cigarette Warnings To Arrive In High School Bathrooms NationwideThe US Food and Drug Administration will stage a massive education campaign aimed at the nearly 10.7 million teens at risk for e-cigarette use and potential addiction, the agency said Tuesday.