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.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said on Sept. 9 the regulatory agency needs more time to decide whether e-cigarette maker Juul Labs Inc. and other major manufacturers can sell their products in the United States.
An experimental new type of antibody drug from IGM Bioscience Inc. may be more potent at inhibiting the coronavirus and its variants than antibody therapies currently in use, research in mice suggests. Vaping has been linked with higher rates of Covid-19 in some studies.
A roundup of some of the latest scientific studies on the novel coronavirus and efforts to find treatments and vaccines for Covid-19, the illness caused by the virus.
Vaping may be associated with a five to seven times increased risk of Covid-19 among U.S. teenagers and young adults, a published study suggests.
FCB New York and the U.S. FDA announced that they have launched the newest evolution of “The Real Cost” youth tobacco prevention campaign.
The Trump administration announced a ban on some popular e-cigarette flavors – including fruit and mint – to curb rising teenage use of vaping products, allowing only menthol and tobacco flavors to remain on the market.
As the FDA pressures e-cigarette firms to stamp out youth vaping, the regulatory agency faces criticism itself for failing to rein in the fast-growing industry after years of bureaucratic delays dating back to the Obama administration.
The U.S. Senate confirmed Stephen Hahn as commissioner of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration in a 72-18 vote.
Global reinsurers are stepping up their warnings to life insurer clients about the potential risks of vaping, putting pressure on underwriters to charge certain vapers higher rates than smokers, or even exclude them altogether.