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Juul founders Adam Bowen and James Monsees created Juul to do just that: help themselves and other adults stop smoking. But it’s gotten a bad rap in recent months as federal health regulators question whether its popular candy flavors — including mango,
Throughout 2018, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has been concerned with the increasing use of e-cigarette products among America’s youth. As the situation has continued to escalate, so has the FDA’s efforts to curb the situation, including new regulations and enforcement in both the retail and manufacturing level. As the year comes to […]
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Reynolds American Inc. confirmed Wednesday it supports the Food and Drug Administration’s expected recommendation that Congress raise the national minimal age for buying all tobacco products to 21. The company said its pledge will be included in a submis
Leading e-cigarette companies have admitted in meetings with the Food and Drug Administration that vape flavorings appeal to kids, and suggested ways that the agency could regulate those products, according to an FDA statement today. But public health ex
The five companies included in those meetings were Altria Group Inc. MO, +0.00% privately-held JUUL Labs Inc., British American Tobacco PLC’s Reynolds American Inc. BATS, -2.19% Japan Tobacco International USA Inc. [s:jp:2914] and Imperial Brands Plc’s F
Gottlieb said he has met with executives from each company and they presented “thoughtful” proposals on steps the companies and the agency can take to curb youth use. “The companies acknowledged the role that flavored e-cigarette products play in appeali
Gottlieb and…Azar hold out hope that e-cigarettes can still be, for hardened smokers, a less-harmful alternative to burning tobacco. That remains to be seen. In the meantime, it’s the FDA’s responsibility to keep them away from kids and protect everyone
Tobacco companies say manufacturing cigarettes with extremely low nicotine levels could result in significant negative impacts, including massive job losses, closed businesses, and lost tax revenue. Giants like Altria (NYSE:MO) and British American Tobac
Perhaps most importantly, from a socioeconomic standpoint, Altria said it would support federal legislation establishing 21 as the minimum age to purchase any tobacco product. Altria said the moves were in response to the Food and Drug Administration re
Matthew Myers, president of Campaign for Tobacco Free Kids, said recently “the public health impact of different products varies based on how and to whom they are marketed.” I agree.