E-Cigarettes Blog Posts

Update on FDA’s Scientific Review of JUUL Product Applications

The FDA is providing an update on the status of the agency’s review of the premarket tobacco product applications (PMTAs) submitted by JUUL Labs, Inc. On June 23, 2022, the FDA issued marketing denial orders (MDOs) to JUUL Labs, Inc. for all of their products marketed in the United States at the time.  The FDA […]

From Data to Action: National, State & Local Efforts to End Menthol and Other Flavored Commercial Tobacco Product Use

CDC’s Office on Smoking and Health, in collaboration with public health partners, released a Preventing Chronic Disease Collection, “From Data to Action:  National, State & Local Efforts to End Menthol and Other Flavored Commercial Tobacco Product Use.” This collection features a guest editorial and 9 articles that enhance our understanding of public health’s role in […]

Student winners announced for 2024 Minnesota Escape the Vape Video Challenge

News Release from Minnesota Department of Health May 16, 2024 ORIGINAL ARTICLE HERE VISIT ESCAPETHEVAPE.ORG VIDEOS HERE   The Escape the Vape Video Challenge, now in its fourth year, had over 500 students from 38 Minnesota schools creating 30-second videos to educate their peers on the dangers of vaping. Though illegal, underage youth vaping continues […]

FDA Denies Marketing of Suorin and blu PLUS+ E-Cigarette Products

From Food and Drug Administration Center for Tobacco Products On January 19, FDA issued marketing denial orders (MDOs) to Shenzhen Youme Information Technology Co. Ltd. for two Suorin brand e-cigarette products and to Fontem US, LLC for their blu PLUS+ brand e-cigarette products.  The companies must not market or distribute these products in the United […]

FDA Denies Marketing of SMOK E-Cigarette Products

Full story from FDA: https://www.fda.gov/tobacco-products/ctp-newsroom/fda-denies-marketing-smok-e-cigarette-products?utm_campaign=ctp-pmta&utm_content=CTPStatement&utm_medium=email&utm_source=govdelivery&utm_term=stratout On January 16, FDA issued marketing denial orders (MDOs) to Shenzhen IVPS Technology Co., Ltd for 22 SMOK brand e-cigarette products.  The denied products include devices, pods, atomizers, and cartridges, which are part of an e-cigarette system marketed without an e-liquid.  The company must not market or distribute these products […]

FDA, DOJ Seek Permanent Injunction Against E-Cigarette Manufacturer

From FDA, full article here:  https://www.fda.gov/tobacco-products/ctp-newsroom/fda-doj-seek-permanent-injunction-against-e-cigarette-manufacturer On December 4, the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), on behalf of FDA, filed a complaint for a permanent injunction against Jessica M. Fitzgerald and Michelle L. Allen doing business as Vape Junkie Ejuice (Vape Junkie Ejuice) for manufacturing, selling, and distributing unauthorized e-cigarette products.  This case represents the […]

Commercial Tobacco Product Use Among U.S. Middle and High School Students — National Youth Tobaccco Survey, 2023

CDC and FDA released the following tobacco-related article in the journal, Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR). Tobacco Product Use Among U.S. Middle and High School Students — National Youth Tobacco Survey, 2023 E-cigarette use among high school students declined in 2023, yet nearly half of youth who ever tried e-cigarettes reported current use. CDC […]

Big Vape: The Rise and Fall of Juul

Netflix just released a blockbuster new documentary series about the company that started the youth e-cigarette epidemic. Big Vape:  The Rise and Fall of Juul shows how Juul engineered and marketed products that addicted a new generation to nicotine.  The series also features Campaign for Tobacco Free Kids’ former president Matt Myers. Even though Juul […]

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 […]
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