Trump aides hold daily meetings on vaping as White House scrambles to formulate policy

White House officials have been holding meetings on vaping every day for over two weeks, an administration official told CNBC. Health and Science U.S.HEALTHCARE UPDATE: SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save … Read more…

Doctors go to TikTok to talk to teens about vaping and how celery juice won’t cure cancer

More physicians are on Twitter and Instagram, but those who have taken the TikTok plunge say they are experiencing far greater engagement. Health and Science U.S.HEALTHCARE UPDATE: SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card … Read more…

House lawmakers increase pressure on the vaping industry with two hearings Wednesday

Advocates, researchers and health officials will testify in two separate hearings Wednesday, one before a House appropriations panel and the other before an Energy and Commerce subcommittee. Health and Science U.S.HEALTHCARE UPDATE: SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your … Read more…

Acting FDA chief inspects two international mail facilities for illicit vaping and opioid products

The inspection comes as federal authorities combat two public health crises: one from vaping and the other due to opioids. Health and Science U.S.HEALTHCARE UPDATE: SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save … Read more…

Ex-FDA chief McClellan says ‘structures’ weren’t in place to identify vaping crisis earlier

McClellan says former FDA chief Scott Gottlieb had tried over the last couple of years to put a more "aggressive regulatory structure in place" for use of e-cigarettes. Health and Science U.S.HEALTHCARE UPDATE: SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request … Read more…

Vaping giant Juul is cutting staff in corporate restructuring as scrutiny intensifies

The company is eliminating some of it's 3,900 employees, slowing hiring and reviewing its current job postings, CNBC has confirmed. Health and Science U.S.HEALTHCARE UPDATE: SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save … Read more…

FDA slams vaping company Juul for illegal marketing practices, threatens fines or seizure

Federal health officials slammed vaping company Juul on Monday for illegally advertising its nicotine pods as a safer alternative to cigarettes, threatening to fine or even seize the company's products if it doesn't correct its marketing. Health and Science U.S.HEALTHCARE … Read more…

Vaping companies reprimanded for violating tobacco ad rules on Facebook, Instagram

The FDA and FTC issued warning letters to four e-cigarette companies for allegedly using influencers to advertise their products on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter who failed to include required warnings that e-cigarettes contain nicotine. Health and Science U.S.HEALTHCARE UPDATE: Click … Read more…

FDA restricts most flavored e-cig sales to curb ‘astonishing’ teen vaping surge, pursues menthol ban

Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Scott Gottlieb outlined a slew of policies, including restrictions on sales of flavored e-cigarettes, and essentially threatened to pull products from the market if manufacturers do not follow them.  Health and Science U.S.HEALTHCARE UPDATE: Click … Read more…