US Health Officials Move to Tighten Sales of E-Cigarettes

Posted on March 13, 2019 10:37 am
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U.S. health regulators are moving ahead with a plan designed to keep e-cigarettes out of the hands of teenagers by restricting sales of most flavored products in convenience stores and online.   The new guidelines, first proposed in November, are the latest government effort to reverse what health officials call an epidemic of underage vaping.   E-cigarettes typically heat a flavored nicotine solution into an inhalable vapor. Federal law bans their sale to those under 18, but 1 in 5 high school students report using e-cigarettes, according to the latest survey published last year .   Under proposed guidelines released

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