The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Oct. 12 allowed British American Tobacco Plc to market the company’s Vuse Solo e-cigarettes and tobacco-flavored pods, the first-ever vapor product to get clearance from the health regulator.
Philip Morris continues to expand the tobacco giant’s ‘Beyond Nicotine’ strategy by acquiring Michigan-based OtiTopic, a company developing inhalable acetylsalicylic acid (ASA) treatment for acute myocardial infarction.
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services shelved a proposal to drastically cut the level of nicotine in cigarettes, Bloomberg reported citing a regulatory document.
Kroger Co. and Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc. will stop selling e-cigarettes at their stores, amid heightened regulatory scrutiny of the product and reports of lung disease and some deaths linked to vaping.
A U.S. lawmaker introduced a bill that seeks to regulate e-cigarette makers by capping the amount of nicotine in the vapes they manufacture to make them less addictive.
An independent expert panel to the U.S. FDA recommended approval of GlaxoSmithKline Plc’s over-the-counter nicotine oral spray that aims to help smokers quit their addiction.
India banned the sale of electronic cigarettes and warned of an “epidemic” among young people, in the latest and potentially biggest move globally against vaping over growing health concerns.
The Trump administration announced plans to remove all flavored e-cigarettes from store shelves in a widening crackdown on vaping, as officials warned that sweet flavors had drawn millions of children into nicotine addiction.
The FDA announced sweeping new restrictions on flavored tobacco products, including electronic cigarettes popular among teenagers in an effort to prevent a new generation of nicotine addicts.