Juul Labs Inc, the U.S. market leader for electronic cigarettes, said on Tuesday it will pull popular flavors such as mango, cucumber and fruit from retail store shelves in an effort to reduce surging teenage use of its products. CNN … Continue reading Juul Labs to pull sweet e-cig flavors to curb youth use
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration next week will issue a ban on the sale of fruit and candy flavored electronic cigarettes in convenience stores and gas stations, an agency official said, in a move to counter a surge in … Continue reading U.S. to restrict e-cigarette flavors to fight teenage vaping 'epidemic'
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is expected to announce a ban on the sale of flavored e-cigarettes in convenience stores and gas stations across the country as soon as next week, the Washington Post reported on Thursday. CNN News Continue reading FDA to announce ban on flavored e-cigarettes as soon as next week – Washington Post
(Reuters Health) – Even as alcohol and tobacco use continue to decline among pregnant women in the U.S., a new study offers fresh evidence that more American mothers are using cannabis during pregnancy. CNN News Continue reading More pregnant women in U.S. smoking pot
(Reuters Health) – Very few smokers know there is sugar added to cigarettes, a new survey suggests. CNN News Continue reading Few smokers know about added sugar in cigarettes
(Reuters Health) – The popular e-cigarette brand JUUL is attracting an alarming number of teens online, researchers say. At least a quarter of JUUL’s twitter followers may be under 18, they write in the Journal of Adolescent Health. CNN News Continue reading JUUL's social media campaign resonates alarmingly with teens
(Reuters Health) – Roughly half of popular hip-hop music videos feature smoking, vaping and marijuana use, with displays of tobacco products and drugs becoming increasingly common, a new study suggests. CNN News Continue reading More hip-hop videos show smoking and vaping
Wall Street climbed more than 1 percent on Friday following its worst two-day slide in eight months, with technology and other high-growth stocks leading a fight back. Reuters Continue reading Tech stocks lead Wall Street's bounce after two-day slide
Faced with a proliferation of new electronic cigarettes and a sharp rise in teen vaping, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Friday sent letters to 21 electronic cigarette manufacturers seeking information to assess whether the products are being marketed … Continue reading In crackdown, U.S. FDA seeks details on new electronic cigarettes
Juul Labs, the e-cigarette maker at the heart of a U.S. crackdown on youth vaping, has filed patent infringement complaints in the United States and Europe against what it said were copycat rivals. CNN News Continue reading E-cigarette maker Juul files complaints against 'copycat products'
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said on Tuesday it seized more than a thousand pages of documents from Juul Labs related to the company’s sales and marketing practices after a surprise inspection, the latest clamp down on e-cigarette companies. … Continue reading FDA seizes documents from Juul in latest e-cigarette crackdown
British tobacco company Imperial Brands aims to launch Nixx, a tobacco-infused e-cigarette, during the first part of 2019, its chief executive said on Tuesday, as the company bolsters its portfolio of cigarette alternatives. CNN News Continue reading Imperial to launch new e-cigarette alongside heated tobacco
The sleek Juul electronic cigarettes have become a phenomenon at U.S. high schools, vexing educators and drawing regulatory scrutiny over their sweet flavors and high nicotine content. CNN News Continue reading Special Report: Juul copycats flood e-cig market, despite FDA rule
(Reuters Health) – A new type of “heat-not-burn” cigarette may lead to just as much lung damage as traditional cigarettes, a recent study suggests. CNN News Continue reading 'Heat-not-burn' cigarettes still damage lungs
Coca-Cola Co is closely watching the fast-growing marijuana drinks market for a possible entry that would expand the world’s largest soft drink maker’s ambitions further away from sugary sodas. CNN News Continue reading Coke eyes cannabis-infused drink market