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FDA to Address Increased Use of E-Cigs Among Youth

With new findings revealing that e-cigarette use has increased from 1.5 million to more than 3.6 million young people within the last year, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has proposed new measures against flavored electronic cigarettes, CNN reports. FDA commissioner Scott Gottlieb, MD, announced the proposals in a statement released on Thursday. “The changes… Read More »

Big tobacco stands to benefit from an FDA crackdown on e-cigs, analyst says

AFood and Drug Administration crackdown on e-cigarettes could be a boost for big tobacco, Piper Jaffray’s Michael Lavery told CNBC on Thursday. There is “directionally, no question” these companies would benefit, Lavery said in a “Closing Bell” interview. “If a crackdown reduces the number of smokers switching to e-cigs, it would likely be bad for… Read More »