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Trump aides hold daily meetings on vaping as White House scrambles to formulate policy

From left: White House counselor Kellyanne Conway speaks to Senator Mitt Romney (R-UT) and President Donald Trump, during a listening session on youth vaping and the electronic cigarette epidemic inside the Cabinet Room at the White House in Washington,, November 22, 2019. Tom Brenner | Reuters The White House, grappling with the outbreak of a… Read More »

U.S. House panel asks e-cigarette companies to cease advertising

FILE PHOTO: A man uses a vaping product in the Manhattan borough of New York, New York, U.S., September 17, 2019. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A U.S. House panel sent letters to four e-cigarette companies asking them to stop all print, broadcast and digital advertising of their products in the United States, the same… Read More »

White House Moves to Ban Flavored E-Cigarettes

Statement, CDC, Sept.11, 2019. CDC: “Outbreak of Lung Illness Associated with Using E-cigarette Products.” News release, FDA, Sept. 11, 2019. Statement, U.S. Public Interest Research Group, Sept. 11, 2019. Ted Kwong, spokesman, JUUL Labs. News release, JUUL, Aug. 29, 2019. Statement, Vapor Technology Association, Sept. 11, 2019. Megan Arendt, spokesperson, Action on Smoking & Health.… Read More »

Exclusive: White House preparing order that would cut drug prices for Medicare – sources

NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump is considering a sweeping executive order that would cut prices on virtually all branded prescription drugs sold to Medicare and other government programs, according to two industry sources who had discussions with the White House. FILE PHOTO: A pharmacist refills a container in a drug dispensing machine… Read More »