Items of Interest: Tobacco News

October 12th 2021 marks the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) first authorization for the marketing of e-cigarette products.

September 9th 2021 was the deadline for FDA to decide what e-cigarettes can stay on the market, but they have delayed making a decision on Juul and other e-cigarettes. Read the full release by the FDA HERE.

The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has a long history of addressing tobacco use among youth via education, clinical policy, public policy and advocacy. This resource is intended to support all pediatric health clinicians in helping young patients quit tobacco use.

The e-cigarette company Juul Labs funded a special issue of the American Journal of Health Behavior, which dedicated its entire May/June issue to 11 articles authored by Juul scientists or contractors that on the whole found reductions in adult smoking rates as smokers switched to electronic nicotine products.

Review of First Three Comprehensive Works Analyzing the Role of the Company in Creating the Youth Nicotine Epidemic Driven by JUUL.

Authored by: R.K. Jackler, Stanford University School of Medicine


The Director of the UCSF Smoking Cessation Leadership Center (SCLC), discusses a hidden but potentially disastrous consequence of the COVID-19 epidemic is its effect on smoking. In light of stalled progress in smoking cessation gains, Dr.