Tag Archives: ECigs

Harvard scientist finds microbial contaminants in e-cigs

Popular electronic cigarette (e-cigarette) products sold in the U.S. were contaminated with bacterial and fungal toxins, according to new research from Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. The study, which examined 75 popular e-cigarette products — both single-use cartridges and refillable e-liquids — found that 27 percent contained traces of endotoxin, a microbial agent… Read More »

FDA head resigns after clearing slew of drugs, fighting e-cigs

Scott Gottlieb, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration Commissioner, ending a tenure where he approved more drugs and pushed for sharp curbs on e-cigarettes. Gottlieb earned a reputation as an attentive and media-savvy regulator in a Trump administration that’s taken a more hands-off approach in many other areas of oversight. A medical doctor, Gottlieb won… Read More »