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Contaminants or counterfeit substances are being considered a likely cause of vaping-related lung illnesses. Read more

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Officials advanced a bill that would halt the sale of e-cigarettes in the city. Read more

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A survey conducted to inform US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regulatory policy has revealed that young adults are less likely to view tobacco products as “very harmful” but more likely to find health information online. Read more

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A judge ruled in favor of six American medical societies and five individual pediatricians against the US Food and Drug Administration. Read more

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The US Food and Drug Administration finalizes its guidance for manufacturers submitting new tobacco product applications through a pre-market tobacco product application. Read more

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City officials in San Francisco, home to JUUL Labs, have voted to ban sales of e-cigarettes, as well as banning stores from selling them and making it illegal for online stores to deliver the devices to addresses in the city. Read more

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The US Food and Drug Administration has threatened  Walmart, Kroeger, Family Dollar, and more than a half dozen convenience store chains with penalties and fines for illegally selling tobacco products to minors. Read more

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Dr. Scott Gottlieb says the Food and Drug Administration is likely to consider removing all pod and cartridge e-cigarettes from the market. The move could come if this year’s national youth tobacco survey shows an Read more

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A federal judge ruled on May 15 in favor of six American medical societies and five individual pediatricians against the US Food and Drug Administration. Read more

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Dr. Norman E. Sharpless has been named as the acting commissioner of the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA), following Dr. Scott Gottlieb’s resignation. Read more

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Scott Gottlieb’s resignation from his post as US Food and Drug Administration commissioner sent shockwaves across the industry followed by much speculation what this meant for the future of tobacco and next-generation products. Read more

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A new bill introduced in the House of Representatives in late March is seeking to exempt premium cigars from burdensome FDA regulations. Read more

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Groups are demanding the Trump administration “pump the brakes” on the Food and Drug Administration’s crackdown on e-cigarettes, arguing the anti-vaping efforts will hurt “an innovative industry that is helping American smokers quit.” Read more

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A United States’ Food and Drug Administration committee concludes Altria Group’s U.S. Smokeless Tobacco Company’s proposed modified risk claim is scientifically accurate. Read more

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Retailers have 30 days to sell off products that are not similar to FDA-approved products, according to new draft guidance issued by the US Food and Drug Administration. Read more

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British American Tobacco does not believe there is scientific evidence to support a ban on menthol cigarettes in the US, its c.e.o. says. Read more

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US Food and Drug Administration commissioner, Scott Gottlieb, has announced that he would resign at the end of the month. Read more

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The US Food and Drug Administration will restrict sales of most flavored e-cigarettes to age-restricted stores and pursue bans on menthol cigarettes and flavored cigars. Read more

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Altria announced in late October that it will remove certain vaping products from the market amid concerns they may appeal to underage smokers. Read more

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A scientific advisory committee of the US Food and Drug Administration advanced R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company’s efforts to communicate reduced-risk information to consumers regarding its Camel Snus products. Read more

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From the Associate editor

Jumping the Gun with E-Cig Bans?

Food for thought: could this rush to ban e-cigarettes and flavors actually backfire on public health?

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