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The Food and Drug Administration on Thursday ordered companies to stop manufacturing, distributing and selling most cartridge-based e-cigarette flavors by early February, saying the crackdown is urgently needed to reduce teen vaping.
U.S. health officials on Tuesday endorsed a type of cigarette that could help ease the addictive grip of smoking by delivering very low levels of nicotine.
President Donald Trump said Friday his administration will pursue raising the age to purchase electronic cigarettes from 18 to 21 in its upcoming plans to combat youth vaping.
India’s government has decided to ban e-cigarettes, expressing concern at the alarming rate at which vaping is becoming popular among the country’s youth and causing breathing illnesses.
State and local health officials confirmed two cases of severe lung disease in Spokane that are linked to vaping.
Vapers can buy more than 250 e-cigarette flavors in one Spokane shop. While the store’s general manager says he’s not aiming at kids, he acknowledges the highest-concentration nicotine goes to his younger clientele. That has experts worried.
E-cigarette giant Juul Labs is facing mounting scrutiny from state law enforcement officials, with the attorneys general in Illinois and the District of Columbia investigating how the company’s blockbuster vaping device became so popular with underage teens, The Associated Press has learned.
North Carolina’s top prosecutor expanded his efforts to halt e-cigarette sales to teens on Monday by suing eight more manufacturers of vaping products.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is making a new push to add graphic images to cigarette packets. Regulators on Thursday proposed adding images of blackened lungs, cancerous tumors and other diseases to all cigarette pack to discourage Americans from lighting up.
Walmart said Wednesday that it will raise the minimum age to buy tobacco products and e-cigarettes at its U.S. stores to 21 amid growing pressure from regulators to cut tobacco sales and use among minors.
U.S. health officials on Tuesday said Philip Morris can sell a cigarette alternative that heats tobacco without burning it, opening the door for the company’s effort to shift smokers toward newer products.
An Ohio manufacturer of electronic cigarettes has accused the R.J. Reynolds Vapor Company of patent infringement.
Though education surveys show vaping use is down among Idaho high school students, health officials are concerned about vaping’s rising popularity among teens nationwide.
The maker of Marlboro cigarettes is joining some of the biggest names in beer in exploring the budding cannabis marketplace.
The Food and Drug Administration seized more than 1,000 pages of documents in a surprise inspection of e-cigarette maker Juul Labs, the latest indication of an intensifying crackdown on underage vaping.
R.J. Reynolds Vapor Co. has issued a nationwide safety recall of all Vuse Vibe power units after consumer reports that batteries malfunctioned and caused the units to overheat and create a fire risk.
A passenger was smoking in the bathroom somewhere between Portland and Sacramento on Saturday, according to the airline, and had gone so far as to tamper with the smoke detector.
Yahoo News and Marist University survey illustrates how pot has become a part of everyday life for millions of Americans.
An American Airlines flight from Dallas to Indianapolis had to make an emergency landing in Arkansas after a passenger’s electronic cigarette “malfunctioned” and started a small fire, airline officials said.
The board of the Central District Health Department, the public health district that serves the Boise area, has voted to endorse the “College, Not Cancer Act,” the ballot initiative that’s currently circulating to raise Idaho’s cigarette tax and lower state college and university tuition. Steven...