Category Archives: teenagers

FDA Seeks New E-Cig Regulations in Response to Spike in Teen Vaping

A spike in teen vaping has spurred the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to seek new rules governing e-cigarettes. FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb announced the proposed regulations in a statement on Thursday. If adopted, the new rules would prohibit flavored e-cigarette products from being sold in stores and websites used by children. They would not apply […]

Michigan Teenager Allegedly Tries to Win Homecoming Votes with Weed Brownies

A high school cheerleader in Michigan is under investigation after allegedly trying to win votes as homecoming queen by giving out brownies laced with cannabis. The unidentified teen is a student at Hartford High School in Hartford, Michigan, according to media reports. Hartford is a small independent city of about 2,8000 residents in Hartford Township. The […]

FDA Chief More Concerned About Teen Pot Use Than Teen Nicotine Use

Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Commissioner Scott Gottlieb recently went on air to voice his concerns about teens and marijuana. In particular, he said he is more concerned about youth consumption of marijuana than he is nicotine. Interestingly, recent data shows that there are roughly twice as many teens who vape nicotine than those who […]