Tag Archives: ecigarettes

US weighs banning flavoured e-cigarettes

US regulators say they are preparing to issue a ban on flavoured e-cigarettes after a mysterious lung disease sickened hundreds of people and is suspected in a number of deaths among people who vaped. US Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar announced the plan to propose the removal of non-tobacco vaping products with flavours… Read More »

Juul Illegally Marketed E-Cigarettes, F.D.A. Says

Juul Labs, the dominant e-cigarette company, illegally marketed its vaping products as a less harmful alternative to traditional cigarettes, the Food and Drug Administration said on Monday, casting a deepening shadow over the safety of e-cigarette devices. The agency issued a warning letter to Juul, saying that the company violated federal regulations because it had… Read More »

San Francisco Set To Ban Sales Of E-Cigarettes

This story is part of a partnership that includes KQED, NPR and Kaiser Health News. This story can be republished for free (details). San Francisco’s Board of Supervisors is slated to vote Tuesday to ban the sale and distribution of e-cigarettes in the city. The city is the corporate home of Juul Labs, the biggest producer… Read More »