BENTONVILLE, Ark. — Walmart will stop selling e-cigarettes and other vaping products, the company said Friday. The move comes in the wake of reports that more than 500 people in the United States have contracted a lung disease that is believed to be linked to vaping. Eight people have died from the condition. Concerns about
WASHINGTON — The Trump administration on Wednesday announced plans to remove all flavored e-cigarettes from store shelves in an ever widening crackdown on vaping, as officials warned that sweet flavors had drawn millions of children into nicotine addiction. President Trump and top U.S. officials expressed major concerns about surging teenage use of e-cigarettes, and the
WOONSOCKET, R.I. — Given the significant increase in the number of teens using e-cigarettes, CVS Health Monday announced that it and its charitable foundations will award a total of more than $10 million in 2019 to support youth smoking and e-cigarette prevention strategies and education delivered in classrooms, by clinicians and in communities across the United States.
NEW YORK – The minimum age to purchase tobacco and e-cigarette products in will be set at 21 and new regulations for the sale of e-cigarettes would be introduced if a provision in Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s budget proposal is approved. The proposal would also end the sale of tobacco and e-cigarette products in pharmacies in
WOONSOCKET, R.I. — CVS Health, the nation’s first and only national pharmacy chain to have eliminated the sale of tobacco products from its retail stores, today announced its support for the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s plans to restrict access to flavored tobacco and e-cigarette products in the retail setting and impose stricter age-verification requirements for
SILVER SPRING, Md. — Seeking to curb vaping by minors, the Food and Drug Administration is banning retail sales of most flavored e-cigarettes. FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb early this month was on the verge of announcing the prohibition (which will exempt menthol and mint flavors), as well as imposing age-verification requirements for online e-cigarette sales.
WOONSOCKET, R.I. — As the nation’s first and only national pharmacy chain to have eliminated the sale of cigarettes and other harmful tobacco products from its retail stores and having never sold e-cigarettes and vaping devices CVS Health today applauded the enforcement actions taken by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to curtail the
CVS Health continues to back up its mantra of getting people “on the path to better health” with action. Having dropped tobacco from its stores and refocused its front end on better-for-you products, CVS is taking aim at e-cigarettes. The company has made a three-year, $500,000 grant to bring the CATCH Global Foundation’s youth e-cigarette