The FDA sent Juul a warning letter this week about its campaign urging people to "Make the Switch" from cigarettes, but the company isn't backing down.
More than one in four U.S. high school students use e-cigarettes, as teen vaping hits another record despite efforts to control it, federal data show.
"The unfortunate thing is these products can be helpful in currently addicted adult smokers" transition from cigarettes to something less harmful, says Dr. Scott Gottlieb.
An outbreak of a mysterious vaping-linked lung disease has sickened hundreds and killed at least six people.
Gov. Gretchen Whitmer directed the state health department to temporarily ban the sale of flavored nicotine vaping products in stores and online.
U.S. health officials are investigating 215 possible cases of severe lung disease associated with vaping across 25 states, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Food and Drug Administration said in a statement Friday.
States, wholesalers and pharmacists, acting as intermediaries for consumers, would draft a proposal for safe importation of prescription drugs already available in the U.S.
Trump has previously supported a plan by U.S. lawmakers who have said they can lower high prescription drug costs by approving imports from Canada, where prices are lower.
"We could cap that forever. And what we get is less innovation and still have growing health-care costs," argues Eli Lilly CEO David Ricks.
Senate Finance Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley said he wants to revive an abandoned White House proposal that would have eliminated rebates from government drug plans.
Insurers UnitedHealth, Cigna and CVS Health, which bought Aetna last year, are all up in early trading Thursday on the news.
The Trump administration will require pharmaceutical companies to disclose drug prices, which HHS Secretary Alex Azar hopes will push companies to lower drug prices.
As of Wednesday afternoon, 695 cases of measles were confirmed in 22 states, the CDC announced, surpassing the previous high of 667 cases for all of 2014.
The bills, led by Sanders and Reps. Elijah Cummings and Ro Khanna, would permit Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar to negotiate lower prices for drugs under Medicare Part D, the federal program for prescription drug benefits.
U.S. Surgeon General Jerome M. Adams on Tuesday declared e-cigarette use among kids an "epidemic" in the U.S. on Tuesday, pointing to companies like Juul as problematic.
This week the Trump administration proposed allowing Medicare Part D pharmacy drug plans to be more selective on branded drugs from what are known as the six special therapeutic classes, which include cancer treatments and H-I-V antiviral drugs.
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services proposed changes to Medicare prescription drug coverage that would allow insurers to stop covering certain "protected" classes of drugs used to treat common ailments like depression, cancer and HIV.
Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Scott Gottlieb outlined a slew of policies, including restrictions on sales of flavored e-cigarettes, and essentially threatened to pull products from the market if manufacturers do not follow them.
Health care has emerged as a key issue in both congressional and state elections this year.
The Trump administration is battling rising health costs by going after higher prices.