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Posts tagged as “e-cigarettes”

Youth Vaping Targeted in Campaign

A campaign to educate children about the dangers of e-cigarettes has been launched by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. “The Real Cost” ad campaign targets nearly 10.7 million 12-17-year-olds who have used or considered using e-cigarettes. “HHS is committed to comprehensive efforts to protect America’s youth from the dangers…

E-Cigarette Use by Minors Reaches ‘Epidemic Proportion,’ FDA Says

Historic enforcement actions related to the sale and marketing of e-cigarettes to children were announced Wednesday by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. In the largest coordinated enforcement effort in the FDA’s history, the agency issued more than 1,300 warning letters and fines to retailers who illegally sold JUUL and other e-cigarette…

E-Cigarette Liquids Resemble Children's Products, FDA Warns

Staff reports Warning letters have been sent to 13 companies about e-cigarette liquids packaged to resemble children-friendly products such as juice boxes, candy and cookies, accoriding to the U.S. Food & Drug Administration. “It is easy to see how a child could confuse these e-liquid products for something they believe…

Teen Use of Juul E-Cigarettes Raises Concerns

Staff reports Numerous organizations have raised concerns about the “dramatic rise” in teenagers using electronic Juul cigarettes. The groups sent a letter to the U.S. Food & Drug Administration last week, saying, “Educators and students report an alarming level of Juul use in middle and high schools, making this an…