The clock is ticking for e-cig companies to block underage users

The clock is ticking for e-cig companies to block underage users

The FDA is giving makers of e-cigarettes sixty days to come up with a more effective, forceful plan to combat underage use of the products. FDA Commissioner Dr. Scott Gottlieb is yet again moving the…

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The President’s Promise to Cut FDA Red Tape — A Moment of Truth

The President’s Promise to Cut FDA Red Tape — A Moment of Truth

Technological advances touch every aspect of our lives, often in ways we rarely think about. Today, we live longer, healthier, and better lives because of our access to innovative products that were unimaginable in the…

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JUUL Labs responds to FDA concerns about flavored e-liquids

JUUL Labs responds to FDA concerns about flavored e-liquids

In a statement released today, Juul Labs has responded to FDA moves to increase regulation on flavored tobacco products in order to curb underage use. This comes at a time when Juul Labs is under…

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With CBD, marijuana-based medicine gets its first greenlight from the FDA

With CBD, marijuana-based medicine gets its first greenlight from the FDA

In a news release today, the FDA announced its approval of a marijuana-derived drug called Epidiolex for the treatment of seizures in a subset of patients suffering from severe epilepsy. Epidiolex contains CBD, a cannabis chemical…

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Juul tightens up social media to focus on former smokers switching to e-cigs

Juul tightens up social media to focus on former smokers switching to e-cigs

Juul Labs, the company behind the ever-popular Juul e-cig, has today announced a new policy around social media. This comes in the midst of Juul’s effort to get FDA approval, which has been made more…

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The Days of Ignoring the Calorie Counts of Your Favorite Meals Are Now Over

The Days of Ignoring the Calorie Counts of Your Favorite Meals Are Now Over

When it comes to counting calories at your favorite restaurants, ignorance is often bliss. But starting Tuesday, you’ll no longer be able to disregard the often unhealthy numbers associated with your favorite dishes. The Food…

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