FDA vaping regulations cleared to continue after Supreme Court declines to hear challenge to authority
The USA: FDA vaping regulations cleared to continue after Supreme Court declines to hear challenge to authority
A vape shop in Mississippi, against the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The case turned on whether Congress gave the FDA too much authority in the 2009 Tobacco Control Act (TCA), which allowed it to extend regulations that previously applied to only cigarettes and smokeless tobacco to other "tobacco products."
Canada: The government was criticized for a cascade of inaction characterizes Alberta’s approach to preventing young people from vaping and becoming smokers.
A year after promising to revise Alberta's laws on vaping to prevent youths from becoming addicted, the government has still not done so. Alberta’s health minister asserts, it is long past time for Alberta to have effective legislation to help prevent youth vaping.
The USA: Michigan House Passes Bill Banning Vitamin E Acetate in E-Liquids
Last year, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), confirmed that EVALI, the infamous “vape related” lung condition that had spread amongst US vapers right before the Corona virus pandemic, was caused by Vitamin E Acetate Oil found in THC Vaping Cartridges. Now the bill has been passed by the chamber with bipartisan support, and is now headed to the Senate for review.
Bangladesh: Lobbyists Call For The Inclusion of Vapes in Current Tobacco Law
A sharp turn and strong actions are required if Bangladesh is to acheive its set target of becoming tobacco-free by-2040-target, say anti-tobacco campaigners.