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The FDA Is Severely Restricting the Sale of Flavored E-Cigarettes. Here's What to Know

6 monthes ago   |   By Time

The Food and Drug Administration on Thursday followed through on a rumored plan to significantly restrict the sale of flavored e-cigarettes in an effort to keep young users away from tobacco products.
“The bottom line is this: I will not allow a generation of children to become addicted to nicotine through e-cigarettes,” said FDA Commissioner Dr. Scott Gottlieb in a statement. “We won't let this pool of kids, a pool of future potential smokers, of future disease and death, to continue to build. We'll take whatever action is necessary to stop these trends from continuing.”
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The government wants to crack down on candy-flavored e-cigs and menthol cigarettes in a huge move against tobacco products

The government wants to crack down on candy-flavored e-cigs and menthol cigarettes in a huge move against tobacco products

6 monthes ago   |   By Business Insider

America's food and drug regulator is proposing to crack down on the sale of flavored e-cigs like the Juul at convenience stores and gas stations, citing their skyrocketing popularity among teens.
The FDA is also seeking to ban menthol cigarettes, and is looking into restrictions on flavored cigars, too.
The moves are designed to combat a variety of products that the government says contribute to kids being hooked on nicotine.
In an attempt to address what government regulators have called an "epidemic" of teen vaping , the Food and Drug Administration on Thursday announced broad plans to...
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