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Criticism as Brian King Named Director of FDA Center for Tobacco Products

Brian King, currently a higher-up at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in Atlanta, will become the new…

May 20, 2022

FDA Accused of Spreading Misinformation at E-Cigarette Summit

The annual E-Cigarette Summit in Washington, DC, is perhaps the most eclectic conference in tobacco control. Consumer advocates, vape shop…

May 19, 2022

Colorado Flavored Vape Ban Voted Down in Big Loss for Prohibitionists

On May 10, a Colorado Senate committee voted against a bill that would have banned flavored e-cigarettes as well as…

May 13, 2022

Hawaii Bill to Ban Flavored Vapes Awaits Governor’s Signature

On May 3, the Hawaii House of Representatives passed legislation that would ban the sale of flavored vaping products. Previously…

May 9, 2022

FDA Announces Proposed Rules for National Menthol Cigarette Ban

The announcements have been years in the making: On April 28, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced proposed rules…

April 28, 2022

Mitch Zeller’s Legacy of Lost Tobacco Harm Reduction Opportunities

On April 8, Mitch Zeller punched the clock for the last time at the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), retiring…

April 26, 2022

More Doctors Recommending Vapes—Due in Part to Patients’ Prompting

A study published April 15 in JAMA Network Open found that more and more US patients who smoke are asking…

April 19, 2022

FDA’s PMTA Process May Finally Have More Transparency

On April 15, a federal court judge said that the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) will have to report when…

April 15, 2022

Very Low Nicotine Cigarettes Make US Debut in Chicago

On April 13, Chicago convenience stores began selling the first very low nicotine cigarettes to be authorized by the Food…

April 14, 2022

FDA Denies Pod-Based Vape from First Major Tobacco Company

On April 8, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) sent marketing denial orders (MDOs) to Fontem Ventures for some of…

April 12, 2022