Tobacco

NY Gov. Cuomo to implement “anti-vaping” program for teens

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Feb. 28 that his administration would be starting a free text message program to…

9 months ago

Attorneys general urge FDA to strengthen nicotine guidance

A bipartisan coalition of attorneys general is urging the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to strengthen guidance on how it…

9 months ago

House votes to ban flavored tobacco products

The U.S. House of Representatives recently voted to prohibit all flavored tobacco products, which include flavored cigars, flavored e-cigarettes, and…

9 months ago

Rep. Pallone presses FDA to hold course on max cigarette nicotine levels

In a letter dispatched to Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Acting Commissioner Stephen Hahn this week, House Energy and Commerce…

9 months ago

Kentucky House to consider vaping products tax

The Kentucky House of Representatives budget committee has advanced a 25 percent excise tax on vaping products, clearing the way…

9 months ago

MDHHS reports fourth person to die due to vaping-related lung injury in state

According to the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS), a fourth person has died of e-cigarette or vaping…

9 months ago

New York budget addresses vaping oils, advertising

New York Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo recently unveiled a budget proposal authorizing the State Department of Health to ban certain…

9 months ago

New York becomes first state to ban flavored e-cigarettes

New York has officially banned the sale of flavored e-cigarettes effective immediately, under new emergency regulations. This makes New York…

9 months ago

Senators encourage FDA to reject e-cigarette applications that fail to protect public health

Unnerved by a three-month deadline for e-cigarette product review, 17 senators wrote to Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Commissioner Stephen…

9 months ago

Maryland becomes first state in nation to prohibit sales of disposable flavored e-cigarettes

In response to a nationwide, U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) effort to crackdown on Electronic Smoking Devices (ESDs), Maryland…

10 months ago

Vaping draws Rep. Walden’s ire amid health concerns

U.S. Rep. Greg Walden (R-OR) denounced what he called a youth vaping epidemic at a House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee…

10 months ago

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