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Juul loses home turf as San Francisco bans e-cigarette sales

26 Jun 2019

San Francisco will become the first major city in the United States to ban the sale of e-cigarettes as officials look to control the rapid uptick in teenage use of nicotine devices made by companies such as Juul Labs Inc. | Video

San Francisco to become first major U.S. city to ban e-cigarette sales

25 Jun 2019

June 25 San Francisco will become the first major city in the United States to ban the sale of e-cigarettes as officials look to control the rapid uptick in teenage use of nicotine devices made by companies such as Juul Labs Inc.

Citing Reuters report, health groups push tech firms to police tobacco marketing

22 May 2019

More than 100 public health and anti-tobacco organizations are calling on Facebook Inc, Instagram, Twitter and Snap Inc to take "swift action" to curb advertising of tobacco products on their platforms. | Video

Exclusive: Philip Morris suspends social media campaign after Reuters exposes young 'influencers'

12 May 2019

Cigarette maker Philip Morris International Inc has suspended a global social media marketing campaign in response to Reuters inquiries into the company’s use of young online personalities to sell its new "heated tobacco" device, including a 21-year-old woman in Russia. | Video

FDA permits sale of Philip Morris IQOS tobacco-heating alternative to cigarettes

01 May 2019

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday said it would allow Philip Morris to sell a heated tobacco product called IQOS in the United States, a major victory for the international tobacco giant as it looks to sell more alternatives to traditional cigarettes. | Video

Senate leader calls for raising minimum age to buy tobacco products to 21

18 Apr 2019

U.S. Senate Majority leader Mitch McConnell said on Thursday he plans to introduce legislation to raise the minimum age for buying tobacco products, including vaping devices, to 21 from 18 to curb their "epidemic" use among teens.

UPDATE 2-U.S. Senate leader calls for raising minimum age to buy tobacco products to 21

18 Apr 2019

April 18 U.S. Senate Majority leader Mitch McConnell said on Thursday he plans to introduce legislation to raise the minimum age for buying tobacco products, including vaping devices, to 21 from 18 to curb their "epidemic" use among teens.

Special Report: As Baby Powder concerns mounted, J&J focused marketing on minority, overweight women

09 Apr 2019

LOS ANGELES Pressure was mounting on Johnson & Johnson and its signature Baby Powder.

U.S. proposes stricter curbs on e-cigarette sales

13 Mar 2019

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on Wednesday released formal plans to curb the sale of flavored e-cigarettes and slow a surge in teenage use of the popular nicotine devices.

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