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FDA to ban flavored e-cigarettes at U.S. convenience stores

Nov 15 2018

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Thursday 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. | Video

U.S. FDA will ban flavored e-cigarettes at U.S. convenience stores

Nov 15 2018

Nov 15 The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Thursday 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.

Juul Labs to pull sweet e-cig flavors to curb youth use

Nov 13 2018

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. | Video

Exclusive: Juul sounds out Indonesia for expansion, other Asian countries in its sights

Nov 13 2018

JAKARTA/LOS ANGELES Juul Labs Inc is exploring selling its compact vaping devices in Asia and has sounded out government officials in Indonesia, one of the world's most smoker-friendly countries, although gaining approval there could face significant hurdles.

U.S. to restrict e-cigarette flavors to fight teenage vaping 'epidemic'

Nov 09 2018

LOS ANGELES 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 teenage use of e-cigarettes. | Video

U.S. to restrict e-cigarette flavors to fight teenage vaping "epidemic"

Nov 09 2018

Nov 8 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 teenage use of e-cigarettes.

In crackdown, U.S. FDA seeks details on new electronic cigarettes

Oct 12 2018

LOS ANGELES 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 illegally. | Video

In crackdown, U.S. FDA seeks details on new electronic cigarettes

Oct 12 2018

LOS ANGELES, Oct 12 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 illegally. An FDA rule banned the sale of new e-cigarette products after August 2016 without regulatory approval. In September, Reuters reported that startups and big tobacco firms launched more than a dozen new high-nicotine e-cigarette products mimicking the popular Juul devices after the FDA imposed the deadline.

Special Report - High-nicotine e-cigarettes flood market despite FDA rule

Sep 24 2018

The sleek Juul electronic cigarettes have become a phenomenon at U.S. high schools, vexing educators and drawing regulatory scrutiny over their sweet flavours and high nicotine content. | Video

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