FDA Regulations for Sales to Minors in Effect as of August 8


Original story by Dennis Thompson, HealthDay – August 8, 2016, 11:08 AM The sale of electronic cigarettes to minors are banned nationwide as of this past Monday, August 8, 2016. This mandate is part of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) long-overdue plan to extend the agency’s regulatory powers over all tobacco products. The new rule ensures electronic cigarettes … Continue reading FDA Regulations for Sales to Minors in Effect as of August 8

National Medical Groups Weigh-In on Tobacco Cessation Treatments: Recommend FDA Therapies


The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) released a recommendation on counseling and interventions to prevent tobacco use and tobacco-related disease in adults, including pregnant women. The USPSTF is an independent, volunteer panel of national experts in prevention and evidence-based medicine. The Task Force works to improve the health of all Americans by making evidence-based recommendations about clinical preventive … Continue reading National Medical Groups Weigh-In on Tobacco Cessation Treatments: Recommend FDA Therapies