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Wisconsin Health Department Invests in Youth Vaping Prevention with Juul Settlement Funds

MADISON, WI — The Wisconsin Department of Health Services has taken a bold step in combating youth e-cigarette use by distributing $830,000 in grants to 13 statewide organizations. This...

FDA and DOJ Amplify Efforts Against Illegal E-Cigarettes

In a significant move to combat the influx of illegal e-cigarettes, the FDA and the Department of Justice (DOJ) have announced an increased collaboration...

Governor Ron DeSantis Vetoes Florida’s Delta-8 Ban Bill

Governor Ron DeSantis recently vetoed a significant bill, SB 1698, which sought to ban delta-8 and other hemp products in Florida. This decision has...

US Senate Hearing on Vaping ‘Epidemic’: A Closer Look at Today’s Discussion

Today, the US Senate Judiciary Committee, led by Senator Dick Durbin, a vocal critic of vaping, is holding hearings to address the youth vaping...

Calcasieu Parish Takes Steps to Decriminalize Vaping in Schools

In Lake Charles, Louisiana, a notable shift in handling vaping among youth is underway. The Calcasieu Parish Office of Juvenile Justice has observed a...

Colorado Invests $20M from Juul Settlement in Youth Mental Health and Anti-Vaping Initiatives

Colorado is putting a substantial $20 million from its Juul Labs settlement towards combating teen vaping and boosting youth mental health services. Announced by...

Delaware County Crossing Guard Charged for Distributing Vapes and Marijuana to Students

Incident Overview In a shocking development in Darby, Pennsylvania, Kiara Lee, a 26-year-old crossing guard, has been charged with distributing electronic cigarettes and marijuana to...

Feds Launch Major Enforcement Blitz on Unauthorized Vaping Products

In a move reminiscent of the Drug War era, the FDA has announced the creation of a multi-agency task force aimed at enforcing regulations...

U.S. Government Strikes Back: The New Task Force Targeting Illegal Vaping Products

In a significant move, the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) have joined forces to unveil a new...

FDA Reverses Course on Juul’s E-Cigarette Ban

In a surprising twist, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has rescinded its 2022 marketing denial order (MDO) against Juul Labs, reopening the door...

FDA Raises Concerns Over Potency and Regulation of Synthetic Nicotine Analogues

The FDA has issued warnings about new synthetic nicotine-like chemicals in vapes, such as 6-methyl nicotine, which may be more potent and addictive than...