Tag Archives: Cigarettes

F.D.A. Seeks Restrictions on Teens’ Access to Flavored E-Cigarettes and a Ban on Menthol Cigarettes

The Food and Drug Administration on Thursday announced a series of restrictions aimed at combatting a growing public health menace — flavored e-cigarettes and tobacco products that have lured young people into vaping and smoking. And in a bold regulatory move, the agency said it would move to outlaw two traditional tobacco products that disproportionately… Read More »

'Polytobacco' Use: A Gateway to Cigarettes for Young Adults?

Regular use of multiple tobacco products was associated with increased cigarette consumption among young adults who were not daily smokers, according to a newly published longitudinal study. During 2 years of follow-up, the participants who used more non-cigarette products, such as electronic cigarettes, cigars, or hookah, showed the largest increases in cigarette smoking volume, reported… Read More »