FDA bans production, sale of fruit- and mint-flavored vape pods

Today, the FDA officially banned most fruit- and mint-flavored, cartridge-based vaping products. The new rules are yet another attempt to curb teen vaping. Companies that manufacture, sell and distribute such products have 30 days to comply.

CDC: Vitamin E acetate is ‘closely associated’ with vaping lung injuries

For months, the CDC has warned people against vaping until it could determine the cause of a mysterious vaping-related lung injury. Now, the CDC confirms speculation that vitamin E acetate is "closely associated" with EVALI, or e-cigarette, or vaping...

Facebook, Instagram ban influencers from promoting guns and vaping

Facebook and Instagram already ban ads for guns and e-cigarettes, but now they're shutting down a loophole that let merchants pitch the products regardless. The social networks have announced that they're banning "branded content" (read: influencer...

NYC city council votes to ban non-tobacco flavored e-cigarettes

New York City is set to become the largest city in the US to ban non-tobacco flavored e-cigarettes. The city council voted 42-2 to ban them, and Mayor Bill de Blasio will sign the bill or let it pass into law, according to his deputy press secretary.

Apple’s Ban on Vaping Apps Stems from Health Concerns

Apple has announced a ban on vaping apps in the App Store, and for a very good reason. There have been many mysterious deaths in recent months which was recently zeroed down to vitamin-E acetate. This chemical is often added to mimic THC or CBD effects, according to the CDC. With more than 450 people […]

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NY Attorney General sues Juul for deceptive marketing

Yesterday, California filed a lawsuit against e-cigarette company Juul for allegedly targeting underage Californians with its marketing and sales practices. Today, New York Attorney General Letitia James announced a similar lawsuit against Juul "for...