Daily Archives: February 8, 2011

Interest in E-cigarettes Is High, but Safety and Effectiveness Unknown

Electronic cigarettes are drawing heavy media and marketing attention, and while a new study finds that consumer interest also runs high, a e-cigarettescompanion study underscores that e-cigarettes’ ability to help smokers cut down or quit is unknown.

FDA’s Regulatory Agenda in 2011

FDAThe Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act (Tobacco Control Act) was enacted in June of 2009 and granted the FDA the authority to regulate cigarettes, roll-your-own tobacco and smokeless tobacco products. Under this law, the FDA has been issuing and implementing various tobacco regulations. This year, there are several major regulations under consideration by the FDA’s Center for Tobacco Products.

Proposed ban on flavored tobacco creates sparks in Seattle

Seattle - You wouldn’t think peach-flavored cigarillos would cause such a ruckus.Sweets cigarillos