Tag Archives: Cigarettes

NYC pharmacies can't sell cigarettes starting Jan. 1

The Wall Street Journal reports the ban also includes businesses that contain pharmacies, such as supermarkets and big-box stores. (iStock) NEW YORK – New York City pharmacies won’t be allowed to sell cigarettes or other tobacco products starting Tuesday. The Wall Street Journal reports the ban also includes businesses that contain pharmacies, such as supermarkets and big-box stores. The… Read More »

F.D.A. Seeks Restrictions on Teens’ Access to Flavored E-Cigarettes and a Ban on Menthol Cigarettes

The Food and Drug Administration on Thursday announced a series of restrictions aimed at combating a growing public health menace — flavored e-cigarettes and tobacco products that have lured young people into vaping and smoking. And in a bold regulatory move, the agency said it would move to outlaw two traditional tobacco products that disproportionately… Read More »