Walmart Raises Minimum Age To Buy Tobacco To 21The world's largest retailer also said it will also stop selling fruit and dessert flavored e-cigarettes, which critics say can hook teenagers on vaping.
Walmart Raises Minimum Age To Buy Tobacco To 21Walmart said Wednesday that it will raise the minimum age to buy tobacco products and e-cigarettes at its U.S. stores to 21 amid growing pressure from regulators to cut tobacco sales and use among minors.
FDA Proposes Ban On Menthol Cigarettes, New Restrictions On Flavored E-Cigs
FDA Seizes Thousands Of Documents From E-Cigarette Maker JuulThe Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently staged a surprise inspection and seized "over a thousand documents" at the headquarters of Juul, the nation's leading e-cigarette manufacturer.
FDA Calls Teen Vaping An "Epidemic," Threatens To Pull Products Off The MarketU.S. health officials say teenage use of e-cigarette has reached "epidemic" levels and are calling on the industry to address the problem or risk having their flavored products pulled off the market.
Juul And The Vape Debate: Choosing Between Smokers And Teens"I'm happy I'm leaving high school so that I can get out of here and away from all the Juuling."
FDA Says 'Too Many Kids' Experimenting With E-Cigarettes, VapingThe popularity of e-cigarettes among younger Americans is drawing mounting scrutiny from federal regulators.
Teen Develops 'Wet Lung' After Vaping For 3 Weeks, Doctors SayA teen in Pennsylvania had to be placed on a breathing machine after doctors say she developed "wet lung" from vaping.
'Juuling' Teens Use Stealthy E-CigarettesVaping devices are so small now, they are easy for kids to conceal. Districts are cracking down and warning parents.
2 investigators: Smokers Get Burned From Exploding E-Cigarettes2-Investigator Pam Zekman looks into this troubling trend.
Health Experts Back E-Cigarette Tax PlanMayor Rahm Emanuel has backed a new tax on electronic cigarettes as part of his 2016 budget plan. Standing with health professionals and others at City Hall on Thursday, Ald. Proco Joe Moreno (1st) applauded the measure as well.
Emanuel To Seek $500M Property Tax HikeMayor Rahm Emanuel will seek a massive property tax hike later this month, as he seeks to shore up police and firefighter pension funds, and close a $750 million budget hole.
Indiana Lawmakers To Consider Imposing New Safeguards, Taxes On E-CigarettesRepublican state Rep. Ed Clere of New Albany said Friday the bill he'll sponsor is aimed at combatting the growing use of e-cigarettes among Indiana's youth.
Ban On Indoor Use Of E-Cigarettes Begins In ChicagoEarlier this year, the City Council voted to add e-cigarettes to the city’s indoor smoking ban, which prohibits smoking in bars, restaurants, and inside most other public buildings. Effective Tuesday, use of e-cigarettes has been added to that ban.
Chicago Beats Feds To Regulation Of 'E-Cigs' They're called e-cigarettes. While the battery-operated device has its critics, some say it has helped them stop smoking. CBS 2's Suzanne Le Mignot reports.