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14 September 2010

FDA cracks down on 5 e-cig makers

The US Food and Drug Administration sent warnings to five makers of e-cigarettes for marketing them illegally as stop-smoking aids.

The US Food and Drug Administration has sent warnings to five makers of electronic cigarettes for marketing them illegally as stop-smoking aids and said it intends to regulate the products as drugs.

Under the act, a company cannot claim that its drug can treat a disease, such as nicotine addiction, unless the drug's safety and effectiveness have been proven.

 

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