US raises tobacco age to 21

The age to buy tobacco products raised from 18 to 21.

It is now illegal to sell tobacco products, including e-cigarettes and vaping devices, to anyone under the age of 21, according to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

US raises legal age for cigarettes, vape

President Donald Trump on Friday signed a sweeping spending bill into law, including a measure that prohibits the sale of tobacco products to anyone under the age of 21.

Cigarette smoking falls to record low in US

Cigarette smoking among US adults fell to its lowest recorded level in 2018: 13.7%, according to a report published Thursday by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Big Tobacco survived a crackdown

Altria's big investment in Juul isn't looking so hot now amid growing concerns about health risks tied to vaping and a broad regulatory crackdown on e-cigarettes. But the tobacco giant is unlikely to give up on Juul anytime soon.

Altria, Philip Morris end plans to reunite

Tobacco giants Altria and Philip Morris, which were once one company, have ended their discussions to reunite in a colossal merger that could have been worth more than $200 billion.

US, UK see vaping very differently

An outbreak of a vaping-related illness in the United States has sickened hundreds and may be linked to the deaths of seven people, and an epidemic of youth vaping there has been called a "public health crisis."