FDA warns e-cig manufacturers to reduce appeal to teenagers

Health

The Food and Drug Administration is calling teen e-cigarette an epidemic. 

E-cigarettes have become the most popular tobacco product among teenagers. The FDA said they could pull flavored e-cigarette products off shelves if manufacturers can’t curb teen use of the products. 

The FDA issued a warning to manufacturers this week to reduce teen use of e-cigarettes. 

“My son is one of them, he’s only 15 years old,” Alex Camacho of Springfield told 22News. “He’s on them right now. Plus they be online too, they see people do tricks with them. Popular right now.”

The manufactures of the five largest e-cigarette companies have been given 60 days to craft a plan to reduce teen use of their products.
 

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