1,000 pages of documents were seized from JUUL Labs during a surprise visit from FDA inspectors seeking information about the e-cig giant’s sales and marketing practices. It’s the latest FDA crackdown on the vaping market amid concerns the products are designed to hook kids…

Deep divisions about the best approach to curb smoking were on display as delegates from 137 countries gathered in Geneva Monday to hash out the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control. The meeting aims to lay out a plan to scale up the tobacco control agenda, and…

An August 2016 FDA rule banned sales of new e-cigarettes without regulatory approval. But Juul and other products already on the market remain exempt until 2022.  

Yesterday, the FDA launched its largest coordinated enforcement action ever: A crackdown on some 1,300 retailers—Walgreens, Walmart, and 7-Eleven among them—who allegedly peddle e-cigarettes to minors. Flavored e-cigarette liquids like mango and “cherry crush” could also…

Kids who live with smokers are more likely to grow up and die of lung disease, according to the first study linking childhood second hand smoke to chronic obstructive pulmonary disease later in life.

Bloomberg Philanthropies has chosen the University of Bath, the Global Centre for Good Governance in Tobacco Control, and the International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease to lead the Stopping Tobacco Organizations and Products (STOP) initiative.  

Old-fashioned cigarettes are plummeting in popularity, but ‘Juuling’ has taken their place as the symbol of teen rebellion once embodied by famed smokers like Marilyn Monroe—in the form of discreet, flavored nicotine. Marketed with its own version of “the Virginia Slims…

Vaping is not a reliable path to giving up smoking, according to new research from Georgia State University—adding to a growing body of conflicting research into e-cigarettes’ potential as quit-smoking tools. The researchers found no evidence that electronic nicotine…

E-cigarette and vape companies are exploring new ways to build their reputation as cigarette alternatives.

Between January 1 and today—World No Tobacco Day—tobacco use will have killed nearly 3 million people across the globe. About another 4 million will die before the year’s end. Approximately 1.1 billion people around the world smoke, and 80% of them live in low- and middle-…