Juul CEO Apologizes To Parents Of Teens Addicted To VapingThe CEO of San Francisco-based Juul is apologizing to parents of teenagers who have become addicted to his company's vaping products.
Livermore Bans Flavored Tobacco Sales, Enacts School Buffer Zone For RetailersThe Livermore City Council unanimously voted Monday night to ban the sales of all flavored tobacco products and electronic delivery devices citywide and introduce a 1,000-foot buffer zone between tobacco retailers and sites like schools and libraries.
Livermore Considering Ban On Flavored Tobacco, E-Cigarette SalesThe Livermore City Council on Monday night will consider the addition of a new ordinance to ban the sales of all flavored tobacco products and electronic delivery devices in the city while introducing a 1,000-foot buffer zone between tobacco retailers and sites like schools and libraries.
Undercover Study: Half Of California Tobacco And Vape Shops Don't ID TeensAn undercover operation in California found that half of tobacco and vape shops failed to check IDs for teens purchasing e-cigarettes and other nicotine products.
Stanford Study: Juul Ramped Up Nicotine Levels, Competitors FollowedJuul Labs spurred a "widespread rush" of companies seeking to boost their own nicotine concentrations in order to mirror Juul's success, according to a paper published Thursday.
The Best Rx For Teens Addicted To Vaping? No One KnowsThere’s been little discussion of how to treat nicotine addiction in children as young as 11 years old.
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.
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.
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.
FDA Takes 'Historic Action' On Youth E-Cigarette 'Epidemic'Concerned with an "epidemic" surge in teen use of e-cigarettes, the head of the US Food and Drug Administration announced today a "historic action" against more than 1,300 retailers and five major manufacturers.