Tobacco News- April 24, 2014

E-Cigarettes to be Regulated Under New Rules Proposed by FDA

“The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced new rules on Thursday that would allow the agency to regulate e-cigarettes, The New York Times reports.” More…

Long Awaited FDA Proposal to Regulate E-Cigarettes, Cigars and Other Tobacco Products is an Important Step Forward for Public Health

“Today, the Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) Center for Tobacco Products issued its long-awaited proposal to regulate e-cigarettes, cigars, little cigars, hookah, pipe tobacco and other tobacco products.” More…

FDA’s ‘First Step’ on Tobacco Rule Is Positive but Not Big Enough, Says the American Heart Association

“‘This new FDA rule has been a long time coming and we have been anxiously anticipating its release. Rigorous regulations for the ever-expanding arsenal of new tobacco products are mandatory if we are to protect the cardiovascular health of Americans.'” More…

 

‘GMA’ Investigates Liquid Nicotine

“The main ingredient in the widely popular e-cigarettes may be dangerous for kids if mishandled.” More…