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The new law has taken effect, raising from 18 the minimum age for such purchases.
President Trump says he plans to raise the age restriction on e-cigarettes to “21 or so.”
Anti-smoking activists are using the increased attention on vaping to target menthol cigarettes, but some African Americans say menthol cigarette bans will lead to discrimination.
K.C. Crosthwaite, who previously served as chief growth officer for tobacco company Altria, will replace Kevin Burns.
The vaping company is also accused of marketing its products to students, calling e-cigarettes "totally safe."
The agency is again advocating for the labels to be mandated by law after a federal judge blocked them in 2011.
In the future, the streaming service's original programs for young viewers will be cigarette-free "except for reasons of historical or factual accuracy."
Karen Mason, a volunteer for the National Audubon Society, was livid after she captured the images on a Florida beach.
E-cigarettes, which are the most common tobacco product among youth, are included in the underage ban.
The wealthy California city's council voted unanimously to end tobacco sales but exempts hotels and plush cigar lounges.
The senators pointed to a meteoric rise in vaping among teenagers.
Attorney General Josh Stein filed a lawsuit on Wednesday that blames the e-cigarette company for a rise in youth vaping.
The Senate majority leader appealed to farmers in his home state to grow more hemp.
But doctors say that comparison oversimplifies how the disease actually works.
He is best known for his efforts to address teenage use of e-cigarettes.
Secondhand smoke is toxic — especially to children.
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The measure would not apply to e-cigarettes, cigars or chewing tobacco
An "astonishing" uptick in teens’ use of e-cigarettes helped drive the proposed rules, said FDA chief Scott Gottlieb.
After 12 years, I put down cigarettes and found out my hero was here all along.