Turning Point Says FDA Rescinds Denial-to-Market Order for Vapor Products

By Michael Dabaie Turning Point Brands Inc. said the Food and Drug Administration had revoked its denial-of-market order for some of its vapor-based products, with pre-market tobacco product applications being reviewed. Turning Point said its portfolio of proprietary steam products remains under review. All of Turning Point’s proprietary vapor products, Continue Reading

FDA Approves Innovative Treatment for Pediatric Patients with Congenital Athymia

SILVER SPRING, Md., October 8, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Today, the United States Food and Drug Administration approved Rethymic for the treatment of pediatric patients with congenital athymia, a rare immune disorder. Rethymic is the first thymus tissue product approved in the United States “Today’s action marks the first Continue Reading

Vaping, cigarettes down among adolescents, study finds – News

A UAB public health researcher suggests a new framework for tracking adolescent tobacco and nicotine use in the United States. Ruoyan Sun, Ph.D., suggests a new framework for tracking adolescent tobacco and nicotine use in the United States (Photograph: Steve Wood)Smoking has declined steadily among adolescents in the United States Continue Reading

St. Paul introduces new restrictions on the sale of tobacco products and electronic cigarettes

Executives in St. Paul are considering what could become one of the most restrictive tobacco sales measures in the country. ST PAUL, Minn. – It’s called one of the toughest selling restrictions in the country. The proposed ordinance in St. Paul, supported by members of city council, would significantly limit Continue Reading

Nigeria: Is the Nigerian Tobacco Control Fund in limbo?

In the 2014 paper, Sustainable Funding Models for Tobacco Control: A Discussion Paper, by the International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease, sustainable funding is identified as critical to reducing the projected harm from tobacco use. The Union offered various financing options for countries implementing tobacco control policies with particular Continue Reading

Electronic cigarette use among young people remains a serious public health problem during the COVID-19 pandemic

A study released today by the United States Food and Drug Administration and the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimated that more than 2 million U.S. middle school and high school students report currently using e-cigarettes. in 2021, with more than 8 in 10 of these Continue Reading