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 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.
The United States plans to raise the age limit for vaping to 21, U.S. President Donald Trump said.
E-cigarette maker Juul Labs Inc. will completely halt U.S. sales of all flavors except tobacco, mint and menthol as the company faces heightened scrutiny from regulators, lawmakers and state attorneys general over the appeal of the company’s nicotine products to teenagers.
A U.S. House panel sent letters to four e-cigarette companies asking them to stop all print, broadcast and digital advertising of their products in the United States.
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced a ban on all flavored e-cigarettes besides tobacco and menthol in response to a recent nationwide spate of sometimes deadly lung illnesses that U.S. health officials have linked to vaping.
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo proposed legislation to ban flavored e-cigarettes statewide in an effort to protect young people from the unknown consequences of vaping.