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Number of vapers tops 3 million for first time in Britain

Medical Xpress - Mon 17 Sep 18

More than 3 million people in Great Britain are now vaping, according to new survey data.

Your teen is underestimating the health risks of vaping

Medical Xpress - Mon 17 Sep 18

Teens today are more reluctant to smoke cigarettes than their counterparts nearly three decades ago, according to a study released this summer. But parents should hold their collective sigh ...

US officials call teen vaping 'epidemic,' weigh flavor ban

Medical Xpress - Wed 12 Sep 18

U.S. health officials say teenage use of e-cigarette has reached "epidemic" levels and are calling on the industry to address the problem or risk having their flavored products pulled off the ...

Juuls pack same nicotine punch as cigarettes

Medical Xpress - Tue 11 Sep 18

(HealthDay)—Juuls, the latest craze in vaping, deliver levels of nicotine that nearly match what is inhaled with tobacco cigarettes, a new study finds.

U.S. health secretary backs proposed FDA crackdown on e-cigarettes: CNBC

Reuters - Fri 14 Sep 18

U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar told CNBC on Friday he was "completely in support" of the Food and Drug Administration's proposed crackdown on e-cigarettes.

Survey finds rapid increase in number of UK vapers

Reuters - Thu 13 Sep 18

An estimated 3.2 million people in Britain are now users of e-cigarettes, or vapes, compared with around 7.4 million who smoke tobacco cigarettes, according to data from a survey conducted by ...

FDA proposed crackdown on flavored e-cigs puts Juul on notice

Reuters - Wed 12 Sep 18

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is considering a ban on flavored e-cigarettes from Juul Labs and other companies as it grapples with an "epidemic" of youth e-cigarette use that threatens ...

FDA considers ban on flavored e-cigarettes to protect minors, Reuters - Wed 12 Sep 18
FDA mulls ban on flavored e-cigarettes, FOXNews - Wed 12 Sep 18
FDA considering ban on flavored e-cigarettes, Reuters - Wed 12 Sep 18

Calling teen vaping 'epidemic,' officials weigh flavor ban

FOXNews - Wed 12 Sep 18

U.S. health officials are sounding the alarm about teenage use of e-cigarettes, calling the problem an “epidemic” and ordering manufacturers to reverse the trend or risk having their flavored ...

E-cig makers have 60 days to show they aren’t targeting minors

Engadget - Wed 12 Sep 18

The Food And Drug Administration may force several e-cigarette brands to stop selling flavored products if they can't prove they can keep their products out of minors' hands. ...

The clock is ticking for e-cig companies to block underage users

TechCrunch - Wed 12 Sep 18

The FDA is giving makers of e-cigarettes sixty days to come up with a more effective, forceful plan to combat underage use of the products. FDA Commissioner Dr. Scott Gottlieb is yet again moving ...

Juul has 60 days to prove it can keep its e-cigs away from kids, FDA warns

The Verge - Wed 12 Sep 18

E-cigarette startup Juul has 60 days to prove it can keep its devices out of the hands of kids, the US Food and Drug Administration said today, or else the company’s flavored ...

Vaping residue can transfer between rooms

Reuters - Mon 10 Sep 18

(Reuters Health) - Nicotine and other chemicals exhaled by e-cigarette smokers can move through air vents, leaving residue on surfaces in other locations, a new study found.

Officials Weigh Flavor Ban, Calling Teen Vaping ‘Epidemic'

Laboratory Equipment - Thu 13 Sep 18

NewsOfficials are calling teenage use of e-cigarettes an “epidemic” and ordering manufacturers to reverse the trend or risk having their flavored vaping products pulled.Contributed Author: Matthew ...

FDA Gets Tough on Juul, Other E-Cigarette Makers

WebMD - Wed 12 Sep 18

More than 1,200 warning letters and fines have been sent to retailers and five major e-cigarette manufacturers who illegally sold Juul devices, which look like computer flash drives, and other ...

Too many teens are using Juuls, according to the FDA

Fastcompany Tech - Wed 12 Sep 18

“Ugh, dad!” say teens to the agency trying to crack down on e-cigarettes. The Food and Drug Administration is worried about the latest teenage craze. Teen use of electronic cigarettes ...

FDA Vows to Battle Teen E-Cig Use

MedPageToday - Wed 12 Sep 18

(MedPage Today) -- Gottlieb announces "largest tobacco compliance effort" ever