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Vaping illnesses turn focus to OLCC"s consumer protection role

“I think it’s the future of our agency,” OLCC chief says......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 11th, 2019

OLCC asks for cannabis vaping product "review"

Oregon cannabis regulators are calling on retailers “to review the vape cartridges and vaping devices available for consumer sale” in the wake of the outbreak of lung ailments associated with e-cigarette use. It’s one of three voluntary steps.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 13th, 2019

Trump appointee to turn Wall Street watchdog CFPB into financial literacy program

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau was founded after the 2008 financial crisis to level the playing field between the financial services industry and ordinary Americans......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 17th, 2019

Mick Mulvaney defends CFPB role: "I have not burned the place down"

Mick Mulvaney says he's not trying to destroy the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, which he once pushed to abolish and now leads......»»

Category: topSource: cnnApr 11th, 2018

Mick Mulvaney fires all 25 members of consumer watchdog"s advisory board

The board had played an influential role in advising the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's leadership. But members held a news conference to criticize Mulvaney for, among other things, canceling legally required meetings......»»

Category: topSource: washpostJun 6th, 2018

US STOCKS-S&P 500, Nasdaq end higher; investors turn focus to Fed - Nasdaq

NasdaqUS STOCKS-S&P 500, Nasdaq end higher; investors turn focus to FedNasdaq... * U.S. consumer prices increased moderately in May. * Twitter jumps after J.P. Morgan price tar.....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsJun 12th, 2018

New York State hires consumer protections official

A top official at the U.S. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau known for levying a $1 billion fine against Wells Fargo & Co. for fraud is taking over the lead banking-oversight role for the attorney... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkJan 26th, 2019

Walmart to stop selling all e-cigarettes, citing ‘regulatory complexity and uncertainty’

The retail giant’s announcement follows a rising number of vaping-related deaths and illnesses across the country. Walmart earlier this year phased out the sale of fruit- and dessert-flavored e-cigarettes......»»

Category: topSource: washpost8 hr. 52 min. ago

Keeping the Consumer Protection complaints database public is a big win for consumers

The financial industry is bewildering for many. The database helps consumers find their way......»»

Category: topSource: washpost14 hr. 37 min. ago

Deadly vaping lung illnesses are cropping up across the US, and experts blame everything from vegetable oil to ‘Dank Vapes’

Luxy Images/Getty Images A mysterious and deadly crop of lung injuries is showing up across the US. Health e.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderSep 19th, 2019

Officials just confirmed 7 deaths and 530 cases of serious lung disease tied to vaping. Here are all the health risks you should know about.

AP Photo/Craig Mitchelldyer The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Food and Drug Administration are investigating a spate of lung illnesses tied to vaping, or using e-cigarettes. According to new numbers released on Thur.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderSep 19th, 2019

Mysterious vaping-related lung illnesses are spreading across the US. Doctors say these are the symptoms to watch out for.

Luxy Images/Getty Images As of September 17, the CDC reported 530 cases of vaping-related illnesses in 3.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderSep 19th, 2019

Feds investigating Bank of America for possible unauthorized accounts

Bank of America Corp. (NYSE: BAC) is under investigation to determine whether it opened unauthorized customer accounts, according to information released on Tuesday by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. The CFPB issued a CID, or civil invest.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 19th, 2019

CDC says vaping illnesses increase to 530 probable cases

See the rest of the story here. Theflyonthewall.com provides the latest financial news as it breaks. Known as a leader in market intelligence, The Fl.....»»

Category: blogSource: theflyonthewallSep 19th, 2019

Cronos CEO Talks Vaping With Cramer

Cannabis company Cronos Group Inc (NASDAQ: CRON) plans on launching vaping devices in Canada with a focus on safety, quality and proper ingredients, company founder and CEO Mike Gorenstein read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaSep 19th, 2019

CBS, WarnerMedia, Viacom to stop running e-cigarettes ads after vaping illnesses, deaths

CBS, Viacom and WarnerMedia will stop running ads for e-cigarettes and products like Juul following concerns over va.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodaySep 18th, 2019

Cronos Group CEO: We focus on supply and the consumer

See the rest of the story here. Theflyonthewall.com provides the latest financial news as it breaks. Known as a leader in market intelligence, The Fl.....»»

Category: blogSource: theflyonthewallSep 18th, 2019

"Bootleg" e-cigarettes behind vaping illnesses?

E-cigarette regulation tightens: What does this mean for recalcitrant smokers?.....»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsSep 18th, 2019

Cannabis vaping: How the industry is responding to health concerns

Health authorities don’t know definitively what’s causing an outbreak of vaping-related lung illnesses around the country. But with additives a prime suspect, some Oregon cannabis manufacturers are emphasizing the purity of their vape oil — a.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 17th, 2019

Vapers Are Quitting E-Cigarettes... And Switching To Regular Cigs Instead

Vapers Are Quitting E-Cigarettes... And Switching To Regular Cigs Instead Big tobacco could not have scripted it any better. With media suddenly flooded by news that vaping could be causing mysterious lung illnesses - w.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeSep 16th, 2019

Anti-vaping haze hits medical-marijuana, e-cig sellers

As Gov.Andrew Cuomo rolls out plans to better protect New Yorkers from "harmful and addictive" vaping products amid a spate of associated illnesses, e-cigarette and medical-marijuana companies are... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkSep 16th, 2019