FDA Intensifies Crackdown On E-Cigarette Sales To Teenagers

UTC
US NEWS FEEDS > COLORADO >

The Food and Drug Administration announced a set of major new enforcement actions Wednesday aimed at reducing the sales and marketing of electronic cigarettes to teenagers. Saying vaping among teenagers has reached "an epidemic proportion," the agency said it was taking a "series of critical and historic" measures to curb the alarming trends. "We must do more to stem what I see as an epidemic of use of e-cigs among teens, and deeply disturbing trends that show no sign of abating," FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb said . "The FDA won't tolerate a whole generation of young people becoming addicted to nicotine." The agency issued more than 1,300 warning letters and fines to convenience stores, gas stations and other stores over the summer for...

READ MORE >
FDA Intensifies Crackdown On E-Cigarette Sales To Teenagers

Sponsored Content