The agency had faced a Sept. 9 deadline to decide whether the products could stay on the market but said it needed more time to review evidence.
Investigators and journalists were killed while trying to expose smugglers. Now the country is cracking down on a trade it once protected.
Taking steps to combat acid reflux can help minimize the use of potentially dangerous drugs.
The company faces declining sales and thousands of lawsuits claiming it knowingly sold its trendy vaping products to minors. Soon the F.D.A. will decide whether it can keep selling them at all.
Here’s what you need to know at the end of the day.
The settlement is the first in a stream of lawsuits against the company, which has been accused of deceptive marketing practices that contributed to a wave of nicotine addiction in teenagers.
Two trends in one: Upcycled antique glassware and marijuana accessories.
With the pandemic easing, the federal agency’s long-term agenda for drug approvals or new issues is languishing without a permanent commissioner.
Despite improvements in air quality and other advances, low-income Americans more often have asthma, lung disease and related illnesses.
In “The Devil’s Playbook,” Lauren Etter tells the story of the rise and fall of the start-up that tried to upend the cigarette industry.
Agency leaders say the move is a science-based approach to curbing addiction and will save hundreds of thousands of lives over time.
The move has been long sought by public health and civil rights groups, after decades of marketing aimed at Black smokers.
Just saying, maybe go easy with the candelabras.
The state will become one of the largest markets of the drug in the nation. Here’s what you can do now, and what will take some time.
New Yorkers will immediately be allowed to possess up to three ounces of cannabis for recreational purposes, as other facets of the law are phased in over several months.
In “Hooked,” Michael Moss explores how no addictive drug can fire up the reward circuitry in our brains as rapidly as our favorite foods.
Advocates are hoping that President Biden will soon come out in favor of banning mint-flavored cigarettes and other tobacco products.
New advice from an influential panel will make more women and African-Americans eligible for CT scans, but some who need them most may not be able to afford them.
Food researchers debate whether highly processed foods like potato chips and ice cream are addictive, triggering our brains to overeat.
No drug could touch a quivering protein implicated in a variety of tumors. Then one chemist saw an opening.
New Jersey is one of only two states that has included smoking among the high-risk medical conditions that make people eligible for the Covid-19 vaccine.
The son of a Brooklyn judge was arrested over his role in the riot, and Mayor Bill de Blasio said the city would review its ties with the Trump Organization.
Dr. Vazquez was also a practicing physician who specialized in oncology and pushed some of the toughest anti-tobacco rules in the region.
“We’re stepping backward from all the advances we’ve made in tobacco control,” one investigator said.
The country is expanding a national campaign against the habit, even as state news media continues to show Mr. Kim puffing away on the subway, at schools and at children’s hospitals.
Research suggests that smoking marijuana carries many of the same cardiovascular health hazards as smoking tobacco.
Despite an extraordinary government bailout, America’s agriculture sector remains under severe economic pressure.
The encouraging public health news was tempered by evidence that many high school users were taking advantage of a regulatory loophole to get access to flavored products.
Researchers are starting to home in on the ways in which the use of e-cigarettes raises the chances of catching the virus, and suffering its worst effects.
She had trouble breathing, and the E.R. doctors discovered a mass in her lung. Was this cancer — or something a little more unusual?
Is the risk of dying from Covid-19 comparable to driving to work every day, skydiving or being a soldier in a war?
Locking down against the pandemic, South African officials banned cigarette and alcohol sales. It has gone as well as you might expect.
While at the F.C.C., he used the fairness doctrine to challenge the tobacco industry. He also helped pave the way for televised presidential debates.
Tobacco and marijuana products damage lungs, where the virus does its harm. Health officials are urging people to quit, and temporary sales bans are even being discussed.
Humanity has been surviving plagues for thousands of years, and we have managed to learn a lot along the way.