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FDA Poised to Gain Regulatory Power Over Synthetic Nicotine

Lawmakers have inserted language into a federal spending bill that would give the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regulatory authority…

March 8, 2022

The Federal Menthol Cigarette Ban Is Slowly Moving Forward

At the end of February, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) entered two proposed tobacco standards—one for menthol in cigarettes…

March 3, 2022

Three States Have Bills to Ban Synthetic Nicotine by Stealth

Legislators in three different states—Georgia, Maryland and Mississippi—have recently introduced bills that would only allow the sale of vapor products…

March 3, 2022

Senate Narrowly Confirms Robert Califf as the Next Head of the FDA

On February 15, the Senate narrowly confirmed Dr. Robert Califf as the next commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration…

February 15, 2022

Court Lets Four FDA-Denied Vape Companies Resume Sales, for Now

On February 1, the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals granted four nicotine vape manufacturers—Bidi Vapor, Diamond Vapor, Johnny Cooper and…

February 4, 2022

US Vaping’s Future Could Hinge, in Part, on the Triton Case

The Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals listened to oral arguments on January 31 about a case that could help to…

January 31, 2022

Are We Seeing Early Signs of Common Ground in US Tobacco Control?

On January 27, a group of tobacco control experts published a letter in the American Journal of Public Health (AJPH),…

January 28, 2022

Signs of Anxiety in the Anti-Vaping Camp as Big Decisions Brew

Amid a months-long wait for clarity on the future of vaping in the United States, people on all sides of…

January 21, 2022

Will Biden’s FDA Commissioner Pick Continue the War on Vaping?

On December 14, Dr. Robert Califf, President Joe Biden’s pick to be the commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration…

January 4, 2022

Elizabeth Warren, CBS, North Carolina Ramp Up Focus on Synthetic Nicotine

Synthetic nicotine has been on the radar of state-level and federal lawmakers in the past, but never with the mainstream…

November 23, 2021