Amazon reportedly lets toys go on sale without proof of safety

12th September 2019

Amazon doesn’t ask some toy sellers for proof of safety documents until after their toys have gone on sale on its site, according to a Wednesday report from CNBC. Some sellers had been asked to produce required safety documents only recently, for toys that’d already been available to buy on the platform for about two weeks, CNBC said. The news follows a Wall Street Journal report last month that found…

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The Trump administration will move to ban flavored e-cigarettes

12th September 2019

Amid vaping-related lung illnesses and multiple deaths around the United States, President Donald Trump’s administration is gearing up to ban flavored e-cigarettes nationwide, officials announced Wednesday. U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar said that the Trump administration is preparing the ban and will soon issue new regulatory guidance over vapes. Azar said that the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has started to finalize plans to take flavored e-cigarettes…

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