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CDC: E-cigarette sales spiked nearly 50 percent between 2020 and 2022

CDC: E-cigarette sales spiked nearly 50 percent between 2020 and 2022

Sales of electronic cigarettes spiked during the first two years of the COVID-19 pandemic, driven largely by fruity- and candy-flavored disposable products, according to data released Thursday by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the advocacy organization Truth Initiative. E-cigarette sales rose by 46.6 percent from January 2020 to December 2022 — […]

Cigarette smoking at all-time low among adults; e-cigarette use rises

Cigarette smoking at all-time low among adults; e-cigarette use rises

A record-low number of adults reported cigarette use in 2022, while reported usage of electronic cigarettes rose among adults. Preliminary survey results from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) found just 11 percent of American adults — or about 1 in 9 — reported they are smokers, which is a drop from 12.5 […]

Four e-cigarette manufacturers hit with FDA fines over unauthorized products

Four e-cigarette manufacturers hit with FDA fines over unauthorized products

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has fined four electronic cigarette manufacturers over their alleged sales of unauthorized products.  The FDA said in a release on Wednesday that the agency filed a complaint against BAM Group LLC, Great American Vapes LLC, the Vape Corner Inc. and 13 Vapor Co. LLC for allegedly producing and selling […]

FDA Authorizes First E-Cigarette

By Robert Preidt and Robin FosterHealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, Oct. 13, 2021 (HealthDay News) — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday announced its first authorization of an electronic cigarette. The permission to sell was granted to R.J. Reynolds for three of its Vuse tobacco-flavored vaping products. “Today’s authorizations are an important step toward ensuring […]