FDA Proposes Strict Legislation For Tobacco Products, Including E-cigarettes

By WTVO WQRF Newsroom

Published 04/24 2014 11:35AM

Updated 04/24 2014 11:37AM

WTVO/WQRF - The Food and Drug Administration is making another attempt at regulating electronic cigarettes and other tobacco products.

The agency is proposing rules that call for strict regulation of electronic cigarettes, cigars, pipe tobacco, nicotine gels, water pipe tobacco and hookahs.

Currently, the FDA only has regulatory authority over cigarettes, smokeless tobacco and roll-your-own tobacco.

The recommendations will be finalized following a 75-day public comment period.

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