The agency remains committed to the tobacco framework, Gottlieb told staffers Wednesday, but he acknowledged that it "didn't predict what I now believe is an epidemic of e-cigarette use among teenagers".
A "ancient" actionGottlieb launched the agency despatched 1, a hundred warning letters to stores for the illegal sale of e-cigarettes to minors below the age of 18, and issued 131 fines to stores that continued to violate the limitations on gross sales to minors.
In April, JUUL sent thousands of pages of records to be reviewed by the FDA - but apparently, it didn't bode well for the nicotine king.
The FDA on Wednesday ordered five brands - Juul, British American Tobacco's Vuse, Altria's MarkTen, Imperial Brands' Blu E-cigs and Japan Tobacco's Logic - to submit plans, within 60 days, to discourage teen use of their products.
JUUL was among those to receive FDA warnings and requests for further details about its marketing practices.
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"This use by children and teens is especially concerning to the FDA because the developing adolescent brain is particularly vulnerable to nicotine addiction", a statement from the FDA says.
The FDA is continuing to conduct checks of retail establishments that sell tobacco products to ensure compliance with federal laws.
The press released called on the FDA to immediately begin "requiring all e-cigarettes and other newly deemed tobacco products to go through the premarket review process required in the Tobacco Control Act, and removing all flavored tobacco products from the marketplace".
"The FDA should immediately move to regulate flavored e-cigarettes, instead of waiting until 2022, as it is now planning to do", Bloomberg said in a statement.
The FDA has also been revamping its regulation on tobacco, including lowering the amount of nicotine in conventional cigarettes.
Although Gottlieb conceded that e-cigarettes may help adults stop smoking, it seems as though he won't be swayed by Juul's work to prevent kids from accessing the product. "We won't allow the current trends in youth access and use to continue, even if it means putting limits in place that reduce adult uptake of these products", he said.
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According to the Washington Post, the preliminary data is from the National Youth Tobacco Survey, and it shows a 75 percent increase in e-cigarette use among high school students in 2018 compared to 2017. The agency issued 12 warning letters to companies they declared have deceptive marketing labels on e-liquids.
On Tuesday, Gottlieb said the FDA could just as easily change its approach.
The FDA stated that although e-cigarettes can potentially help adult smokers move away from traditional cigarettes, that effort can't come at the expense of a whole new generation becoming addicted to nicotine.
STEIN: Yeah, so the FDA says it's giving five companies that make the most popular forms of cigarettes among kids 60 days to prove that they will keep these things out of the hands of young people.
Kelli Cogan says her 15-year-old son was able to get free Juul cartridges online last year by using his father's name and birth name and having them shipped to a different address.
"There has been an exponential growth in the sales of e-cigarettes, there been no change in the sales of tobacco and no substantive decline in the rate of tobacco smoking since the advent of e-cigarettes", said Phillips. Shares of traditional cigarette maker Altria Group, which also owns the MarkTen brand, closed 6.6% higher, while Philip Morris International shares ended up 3.4%.
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A Juul spokesperson, Victoria Davis, argued in a statement to Reuters that "appropriate flavors play an important role in helping adult smokers switch".