FDA Announces Sweeping New Rules For E-CigarettesThe changes could upend a multibillion dollar industry that has gone largely unregulated.
New E-Cigarette Sales Regulations Begin In MassachusettsAnyone under 18 years old will be barred from buying e-cigarettes in Massachusetts.
New Mass. Regulations On Sale Of E-Cigarettes Start Sept. 25Anyone under 18 years old will be barred from buying electronic cigarettes in Massachusetts and the liquid and gels used in the devices will have to be sold in child-resistant packaging under new regulations approved by the attorney general's office.
Teens Using E-Cigarettes To Get HighA surprising number of young people are using electronic cigarettes…not to stop smoking but to get high.
Healey To Unveil Proposed Electronic Cigarette RegulationsAttorney General Maura Healey is planning to unveil proposed regulations aimed at tightening the sale of electronic cigarettes in Massachusetts.
FDA Proposes First Regulations For E-Cigarettes The federal government wants to ban sales of electronic cigarettes to minors and require approval for new products and health warning labels.
Daily Talker: FDA To Propose E-Cigarette RegulationsFor the first time, the federal government will regulate the booming electronic cigarette industry, under a proposal being released Thursday. The Food and Drug Administration wants to ban sales of e-cigarettes to minors, require approval for new products, and require health warning labels. Companies would also be banned from making health-related claims without scientific evidence.
Are E-Cigarettes A Safe Alternative?There is growing concern that e-cigarettes are luring teenagers into addiction.
Scituate Raises Legal Age To Buy Tobacco Products To 21 On May 1, Scituate will join a handful of other towns in the Commonwealth that have made cigarettes harder for young folks to get.
Massachusetts Medical Society Takes New Stands On E-Cigarettes, AntibioticsThe Massachusetts Medical Society has adopted new policies on electronic cigarettes and the the use of antibiotic medications in farm animals.
Bill Regulating E-Cigarettes OK'd By CommitteeA bill that would place electronic cigarettes under the state's existing tobacco control law is making its way through the Massachusetts Statehouse.
Coakley Joins 39 Other AGs To Urge Tighter FDA Regulations On E-CigarettesForty attorneys general are urging the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to meet its own deadline and regulate electronic cigarettes in the same way it regulates tobacco products.