A survey finds 59% of Americans say they do not believe the tobacco industry is working to “be part of the solution to reduce the health effects of smoking,” STAT reports. The survey found 77% said they have an unfavorable view of the e-cigarette industry.
Vape shop owners in New Jersey must decide whether to close or to start selling items such as CBD oil and kratom, in the wake of the state’s new legislation outlawing all nicotine vaping liquids other than those flavored to taste like tobacco.
Massachusetts filed a lawsuit against Juul Labs this week, alleging the company purchased ads on websites aimed at children and teens, such as Nickelodeon, Nick Jr., The Cartoon Network and Seventeen Magazine.
The annual Monitoring the Future survey has found U.S. teens are vaping more marijuana and nicotine than a year ago. The survey found 14% of 12th graders said they had vaped marijuana in the last month—almost double the percentage reported last year.
A federal appeals court said this week that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration can regulate e-cigarettes like it does other tobacco products including conventional cigarettes, The Washington Post reports.
The White House announced President Trump will host a meeting Friday on vaping, Reuters reports. The meeting will include representatives from the e-cigarette industry and public health groups, according to a spokesperson.