Category Archives: Legal

FDA proposes new guidelines on flavors but will it be enough?

Fruity, minty or sweet tobacco flavors may soon be missing from e-cigarettes if FDA regulations go into effect. Vaping has increased dramatically in the past two years in part from the flavors that have made it more appealing to teens, … Continue reading

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SAFE Kids Act to restrict ecig flavors

It is important for our lawmakers to protect the health of our youth, and regulating flavors…. Continue reading

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Public vaping to be banned in Florida

Florida lawmakers let the voters decide if vaping in public needed to be banned and the voters spoke. Continue reading

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New bills before Congress for tobacco and e-cigarettes

A new bill has been introduced in Congress that hopefully will “prevent and reduce the use of tobacco products… Continue reading

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Alachua County, first to raise the tobacco age to 21 in Florida

Alachua County is trying to do their part to keep tobacco and vaping products out of the hands of minors by approving… Continue reading

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Promises Made, Promises Broken

…and publicly pledged to remove nicotine flavor pods from store shelves and to keep e-cigarettes away from teens. Continue reading

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New restrictions on sales of flavored e-cigarettes

Next week the FDA will start putting restrictions in place which “are aimed at limiting access to the Juul e-cigarette” Continue reading

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Tougher stance on e-cigarette use in Miami Beach

…decreases in smoking are currently offset by increases in use of e-cigarettes… Continue reading

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U.S. ranks last in size of cigarette warnings

Other countries are so much further ahead than the U.S. in providing health warnings on tobacco. Continue reading

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Teens work to ban flavored tobacco products

…high school students in Lawrence, Massachusetts worked to ban flavored tobacco products from stores that are frequented by kids. Continue reading

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