Why Warner Bros. wants to snuff out Harry Potter fan festivals
Company says it's necessary to halt unauthorized commercial activity
We should just start phasing out all of the cigarettes
The FDA recently announced its intention to ban menthol flavoring in cigarettes. Commissioner Scott Gottlieb should be commended for this initiative and those of us working in public health will do all we can to support him in what is sure to be a major fight with Big Tobacco. Banning menthol will go a long way to reduce smoking in the U.S., especially among African-Americans We should use this moment to reflect more broadly on the role of cigarettes in our society. No…
Hawaii is considering a bill that bans cigarette sales to anyone under 100
A new bill in Hawaii's State House says "the cigarette is considered the deadliest artifact in human history" and calls for a phased ban on cigarette sales in the state by 2024.
Ohio gun laws: What you should know about proposed laws and recent changes
Legislators also considering controversial 'stand your ground' bill.
What are e-cigarettes?
There have now been eight deaths linked to vaping-related illnesses associated with e-cigarettes.
Female politician proposes law to fine men $100 for masturbating as 'act against an unborn child'
A Texas politician has filed legislation that would see men fined $100 (£82) for masturbating unless they are doing it in a sanctioned session at a hospital or clinic. Jessica Farrar, a Democrat, created the "Man's Right To Know Act" to highlight how women have been affected by targeted healthcare legislation in her state, particularly relating to abortion.
Why the FDA should increase regulations on 'filtered' cigarettes
A study shows that so-called 'light' cigarettes have no health benefits to smokers and have likely contributed to the rise of a certain form of lung cancer.
What's the Penalty for Using an E-Cigarette on a Plane?
Despite the growing popularity of e-cigarettes and vaporizers, neither can be used on a plane. Recent regulations passed by the federal government went into effect this year officially prohibiting e-cigarette use or vaping. Additionally, because of the risk of...
What to Know about Long-Lasting Health Effects of E-Cigarette Flavorings
If you have suffered serious side effects from the use of e-cigarette flavorings, call the Law Firm of d’Oliveira & Associates today.
Ann Arbor Council Defies State Law, Bans Cigarette Sales to Adults Age 18 to 20
What’s in cigarette smoke? Most people don’t know
(Reuters Health) – Many people in a recent study said they’d tried to find out what chemicals are in tobacco products or smoke, but most were not familiar with components other than nicotine.
FDA Regulation of E-Cigarettes: The What, When, and Warnings
On May 10, 2016, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a final rule extending its regulation of "tobacco products" to include electronic...
How E-Cigarette Puritans Risk Lives
It is time government health authorities put their puritanical inclinations aside and give the public accurate information about e-cigarettes.
How the Hell Are Candy Cigarettes Still a Thing?
Why E-Cigarettes Explode, and How You Can Vape Safely
In 2015, a man was hospitalized with critical injuries after his e-cigarette exploded in his face. Another victim suffered severe burns on his hands, a hole in his tongue, and knocked out teeth. Here’s why and how e-cigarettes can literally blow up on you, and what you can do to minimize your risk.
What the experience of Swedish snuff can teach us about e-cigarettes
A new study in JAMA Internal Medicine suggests that e-cigarettes don't help tobacco smokers quit. This study will no doubt attract enormous attention because it …
How Much Is an Exploding E-Cigarette Injury Claim Worth?
Vaping, or using e-cigarettes, seems to be continually increasing in popularity as the technology continues to improve. However, the number of e-cigarette explosion injury claims are also on the rise. In 2015, national headlines were made when a jury returned...
The Dangers of E-Cigarettes and What to Do if You are Injured
If you are the injured victim of an e-cig accident, you may have a personal injury claim. Contact our office for the help you need today.
Why Are Juul Ads Allowed on TV But Not Cigarette Ads?
For several decades now, cigarette ads have been banned from TV and radio. Think about it. Except for the occasional ad in a magazine you may pick up in a doctor’s office (only because your phone is dead), you will not see an ad for Marlboro, Newport, or any other cigarette on TV or hear …
FDA Says Regulating E-Cigarettes Is A Top Priority
Ned Sharpless, the Acting Commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration, issued a statement on Thursday which said the FDA was committed to overseeing the manufacturing, marketing, and sales of e-cigarettes, according to Reuters. The statement came one day before a federal judge ordered the FDA to impose a 10-month deadline for the submission of e-cigarette applications, which puts more pressure on e-cigarette companies like Juul Labs Inc for their continued popularity among underage users.