Stories tagged: nicotine
Thu., March 15, 2018, 9:13 a.m.
FDA begins anti-smoking push to cut nicotine in cigarettes
Federal health officials took the first step Thursday to drastically cut nicotine levels in cigarettes so they aren’t addictive.
UPDATED: Wed., March 14, 2018, 12:06 p.m.
A new twist on vaping: Juuls are small, discreet, and have health and school officials concerned
Called Juul by brand name – or “juuling” on the street – the vaping device has lit up attention both for its popularity and public health warnings that the discreet, …
Fri., July 28, 2017, 6:01 p.m.
FDA to target addictive levels of nicotine in cigarettes
U.S. Food and Drug Administration chief Scott Gottlieb on Friday directed the agency’s staff to develop new regulations on nicotine. The FDA has had the power since 2009 to regulate …
Fri., May 6, 2016
FDA’s vaping regulations long overdue
The greatest concern is the increasing number of young people who have been drawn to vaping. Many of them had never smoked before. Rather than kicking an old habit, they’re …
Tue., Feb. 8, 2011
Spokane City Council blocks sale of e-cigs to minors
Minors no longer are allowed to buy electronic cigarettes in Spokane. The Spokane City Council on Monday voted unanimously to outlaw the sale of electronic cigarettes to minors.