advertisement

Stop-smoking

26 April 2011

US to regulate e-cigs as tobacco products

The US Food and Drug Administration said that it plans to regulate smokeless electronic cigarettes as tobacco products.

The US Food and Drug Administration said that it plans to regulate smokeless electronic cigarettes as tobacco products and won't try to regulate them under stricter rules for drug-delivery devices.

E-cigarettes are plastic and metal devices that heat a liquid nicotine solution in a disposable cartridge, creating vapour that the "smoker" inhales. A tiny light on the tip even glows like a real cigarette.

 

Read Health24’s Comments Policy

Comment on this story
0 comments
Comments have been closed for this article.