International Updates

F.D.A. Targets Vaping, Alarmed by Teenage Use

12 September 2018: By: Sheila Kaplan and Jan Hoffman Source: The New York Times WASHINGTON — The Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday declared that teenage use of electronic cigarettes has reached “an epidemic proportion,” and it put […]

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Cancers ‘rising around the world’

12 September 2018: By: Smitha Mundasad Source: BBC News There will be 18.1 million new cases of cancer and 9.6 million people will die with the disease this year worldwide, a report predicts. The rise, from […]

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Chain pharmacies busted selling tobacco to minors

4 September 2018 By: Linda Carroll (Reuters Health) – Over the past six years, several U.S. chain pharmacies have been caught numerous times by the Food and Drug Administration selling tobacco products to minors, a […]

International Updates

Did Juul Lure Teenagers and Get ‘Customers for Life’?

27 August 2018: By Matt Richtel and Sheila Kaplan The e-cigarette company says it never sought teenage users, but the F.D.A. is investigating whether Juul intentionally marketed its devices to youth. SAN FRANCISCO — The leaders of a […]