E-Cigarettes Blog Posts

CDC: Empower Vape-Free Youth

On September 4, 2023, CDC’s Office on Smoking and Health launched a new campaign, Empower Vape-Free Youth. This campaign builds on the Emerging Tobacco Products and the Protecting Young People from E-cigarettes communication initiatives.  The goal of the Empower Vape-Free Youth campaign is to empower educators to speak with youth about the risks of e-cigarettes […]

More Kids Are Being Exposed to Toxic E-Cigarette Nicotine

By Catherine Pearson Original Article from New York Times Here:  https://www.nytimes.com/2023/08/08/well/family/vape-exposures-children-nicotine-poisoning.html The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is reminding caregivers to store tobacco vaping cartridges safely to prevent children from being poisoned by the liquid inside, noting that e-cigarette exposures have increased sharply over the last year. A newsletter published last week by the F.D.A. included data […]

CDC Foundation National and State E-Cigarette Sales Data Briefs

CDC Foundation has posted its most recent National and State Data Briefs highlighting national and state trends in e-cigarette sales from January 2018 through June 2023 on the CDC Foundation website:  https://www.cdcfoundation.org/programs/monitoring-e-cigarette-use-among-youth . These data briefs provide an update provide an update on trends in unit sales of e-cigarettes in the U.S. by product and […]

WEBINAR: Tobacco and Vaping Cessation in Tribal Communities: Moving from Concept to Action

The National Native Network with the Indian Health Service Clinical Support Center (Accredited Provider) present a webinar. Title:  Tobacco and Vaping Cessation in Tribal Communities:  Moving from Concept to ActionDate:  Tuesday, July 18, 2023 Presenters:Angela “Jackie” Kaslow, DrPH, MPHProject Director, Native Star FoundationAdjunct Assistant Professor, UCSF School of Nursing, Social and Behavioral Services Learning Objectives/Outcomes:At […]

FDA Denies Marketing of myblu Menthol E-Cigarette Product

From FDA The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a marketing denial order (MDO) for myblu Menthol 2.4% an e-cigarette product made by Fontem US, LLC (myblu).  As a result, the company must not market or distribute this product in the United States, or they risk enforcement action by FDA.  The company may resubmit […]

FDA Inspection Blitz Leads to More than 180 Warning Letters to Retailers for the Illegal Sale of Youth-Appealing Elf Bar and Esco Bars E-Cigarettes

From Food and Drug Administration On June 22, 2023 FDA announced it has issued warning letters to 189 retailers for selling unauthorized tobacco products, specifically Elf Bar products.  Both brands are disposable e-cigarettes that come in flavors known to appeal to youth, including bubblegum and cotton candy.  The warning letters are the result of a […]

E-Cigarette Unit Sales by Product and Flavor Type, and Top-Selling Brands, United States, 2020-2022

CDC, in collaboration with CDC Foundation and Truth Initiative, released the following tobacco-related article in the journal, Morbidity and Mortality Report Weekly. E-cigarette Unit Sales by Product and Flavor Type, and Top-Selling Brands, United States, 2020-2022 U.S. e-cigarette sales climbed during 2020-2022, with increases in the number of brands and sales of disposable devices and […]

It Takes a Village: Youth & E-Cigarettes

A new study estimates that over 1 million youth and young adults have started using e-cigarettes since the FDA missed a court-ordered review deadline in Sept. 9, 2021. While the FDA is completing its review and stepping up enforcement and compliance activities, cities and schools are taking action to protect youth: Resolution: Protecting Youth From Flavored […]

FDA Denies Marketing of 250+ Flavored and Tobacco-Flavored E-Liquids

FDA issued marketing denial orders to the firm Mothers Milk WTA for more than 250 flavored and tobacco-flavored e-liquids. After completing initial acceptance review and subsequently proceeding to and completing a substantive scientific review of the company’s premarket tobacco product applications (PMTAs), FDA determined that the applications lacked sufficient evidence to show the products are […]

Trends in Nicotine Strength in Electronic Cigarettes Sold in the United States by Flavor, Product Type, and Manufacturer, 2017-2022

CDC and NORC at the University of Chicago released the following tobacco-related article in the journal, Nicotine & Tobacco Research HERE. Most e-cigarettes contain highly addictive nicotine.  This study assessed trends in nicotine strength in e-cigarettes sold in the United States during January 2017 – March 2022. Monthly average nicotine strength of e-cigarette products increased […]

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