Warning Letters Issued to E-Cigarette Companies Illegally Making FDA-Related Claims
For the first time, the FDA recently issued warning letters to three different companies – Vaperz Ltd, Knoxville Vapor and Dr. K – for making FDA-related claims on their websites regarding their e-cigarette or e-liquid products. The Federal Food Drug & Cosmetic Act prohibits companies from making statements to consumers about tobacco products that would mislead consumers into believing that products have been approved or inspected by the FDA. Read more HERE.
Smoking and mental illness are tightly linked, according to a report by Public Health England. An estimated 64 percent of mental health patients are addicted to tobacco, compared to 18.4 percent of the general population.
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Reports on E-Cigarette Adverse Events
Click on the link below to view the e-cigarette safety reports submitted to the FDA. These are voluntary reports of adverse events involving e-cigarettes from consumers, health professionals and concerned members of the public.
To see reports: Scroll down to SPECIAL INTEREST TOPICS: E-Cigarette Adverse Events.
E-cigarettes have arrived in the life of the American teenager. Use of the devices among middle- and high school students tripled from 2013 to 2014, according to federal data just released, bringing the share of high school students who use them to 13 percent — more than who smoke traditional cigarettes.Click the links below for further information.
FACT is a youth-led movement that takes action and creates change. Teens expose Big Tobacco’s dirty secrets and deceptive practices by empowering Wisconsin teens to stand up to an industry that is lying to them.