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Former FDA Chief About E-Cig Rules “We struck the wrong balance”

Last March the FDA issued its much-anticipated guidelines with regards to new restrictions on vaping products. The draft had been released just weeks before...

The FDA to Investigate whether there is a Link Between Vaping...

Last month, the Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Alex Azar and departing Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, wrote an op-ed...

The FDA on Considering Tobacco Harm Reduction Whilst Fighting Teen Vaping

Earlier this month,  the US Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Dr. Scott Gottlieb announced his resignation in a letter to the agency’s staff. A...

FDA Commissioner Pressured to Ban E-Liquid Flavours Before Leaving Agency

“I’m publicly calling on Commissioner Gottlieb to ensure the ban on kid-friendly e-cig flavors is enacted within the month before he leaves. Because a...

Gottlieb: Youth Vaping Crackdown will Continue Despite his Resignation

"I'm very confident of that, and I'm very confident that we're going to continue with this policy over the next month, including the policy...

US Lawmaker accused FDA Chief of Being Too Lax About Teen...

In August 2017, the FDA had announced a major shakeup to the agency’s policy on e-cigarettes which included the de-nicotinization of cigarettes, and a...

FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb in Support of Tobacco 21

In a congressional testimony, Gottlieb was asked by Rep. Robert Aderholt, R-Ala. whether he would be in favour of raising the minimum tobacco age...

Dr. Scott Gottlieb Resigns From his Role as FDA Commissioner

"It's is hard for me to write this note to share with you the news that I'll be leaving my job as the Commissioner...

FDA Accuses Juul & Altria of Reneging on Promise to Fight...

In September 2018, the FDA had issued more than 1,000 warning letters to U.S. retailers and manufacturers of e-cigarettes, amongst which Juul and Altria,...

A Letter Cautioning the FDA Against Recent Over Reactions to Teen...

In recent months, the FDA has launched several efforts in an attempt to fight teen vaping. Last September, the agency released a campaign which...
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