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10 September 2010

FDA warns e-cigarette distributors

The FDA has cracked down on five distributors of electronic cigarettes, citing them for a series of violations including unsubstantiated claims and poor manufacturing practices.

The US Food and Drug Administration has cracked down on five distributors of electronic cigarettes, citing them for a series of violations that included unsubstantiated claims and poor manufacturing practices.

"These products are not proven safe and effective yet," Michael Levy, director of the division of new drugs and labeling compliance in the FDA's Center for Drug Evaluation and Research, said.

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