State attorneys general urge FDA to regulate e-cigarettes

Michael Siegel, School of Public Health

Top state law enforcement officials urged the U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday to promptly issue a promised set of rules governing the sale of electronic cigarettes, adding to a recent plea by prominent health organizations for action…

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“There is no issue right now that these products are becoming a gateway to smoking. Could it happen? Yes. That’s why the FDA regulations are important to make sure they can’t be marketed to minors.”

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