The Trump administration says that they have spoken with the FDA, asking them to ban flavored e-cigarettes, according to CNBC News. In the wake of hundreds of mysterious, serious lung illnesses and at least five deaths, US Healthy Secretary Alex Azar told reporters that the policy is being finalized. Last month, Michigan became the first
In a jointly signed op-ed in the Washington Post, outgoing FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb and Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar warned about an epidemic of e-cigarette addiction among the young. They say that the proliferation of abuse among teens and young people is a crisis that the industry has been slow to address.