Author Archives: wpadmin

Trump’s F.D.A. Nominee Sidesteps Questions About Banning Flavored Vaping Products

President Trump’s nominee for Food and Drug Administration commissioner, Dr. Stephen M. Hahn, declined to answer questions from senators in both parties about whether he would push for a ban on flavored vaping products at a confirmation hearing Wednesday. The questions placed Dr. Hahn, a cancer executive without any Washington or governing experience, at the… Read More »

Massachusetts lawmakers OK bill to ban flavored tobacco, levy 75% excise tax on e-cigarettes

A smoker is engulfed by vapours as he smokes an electronic vaping machine. Tolga Akmen | AFP | Getty Images The Massachusetts Senate has approved legislation banning the sale of flavored tobacco products and levying a 75% excise tax on e-cigarettes as state officials aim to curb a spike in underage vaping. The bill, which… Read More »