tobacco

Local businesses react to new tobacco law

MEDFORD, Ore. — The legal age to buy tobacco products across the U.S. is now 21. President Donald Trump signed that measure into law on Friday. NBC5 News reached out to several businesses. Most didn’t want to comment on camera, but said …

Vape ban worries local businesses

MEDFORD, Ore. — One week after Gov. Kate Brown took executive action against flavored vaping products, all forms of it will be banned statewide starting next week. On October 15, flavored vaping products will be pulled off the shelves across Oregon. The …

FDA to regulate e-cigarettes, other products

Washington, D.C. (CNN) — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced it will now regulate all tobacco-related products, including electronic cigarettes, cigars, hookah tobacco and pipe tobacco. Once in effect, the new rules will prohibit the sale of all tobacco products, including …