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FDA expected to rule soon on e-cigarettes

April 24, 2014

http://www.king5.com/health/FDA-expected-to-rule-soon-on-e-cigarettes-256418281.html

 

Source - KING 5 TV


A 2013 CDC report found that one in 10 high school students now reports having used an e-cigarette but data is out on their safety. One thing is clear: nicotine is addictive. E-cigarettes are not FDA approved and are not regulated. But that may be about to change. The Food and Drug Administration is expected to issue its first rules on e-cigarettes by the end of the month. Dr. Wendy Sue Swanson of Seattle Children’s is the author of this post.

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