FDA Authorizes More E-Cigarette Products

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By Robert Preidt and Robin Foster
HealthDay Reporter

FRIDAY, March 25, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration authorized respective tobacco-flavored vaping products made by the institution Logic connected Thursday, and added that it would soon denote whether different big-name brands tin proceed to merchantability their products successful this country.

The bureau said it has acted connected astir 99% of the astir 6.7 cardinal e-cigarette products submitted for authorization, including denial orders for much than 1 cardinal products. The bureau has yet to regularisation connected on products from Juul Labs, which controls 42 percent of the electronic cigarette market.

“We cognize that determination is simply a request among big smokers to usage e-cigarette products to effort to power from much harmful combusted cigarettes, but millions of younker are utilizing these products and getting addicted to nicotine," FDA Commissioner Dr. Robert Califf noted successful an bureau news release. "The equilibrium of these issues was considered by the agency’s vocation scientists erstwhile evaluating the imaginable selling of e-cigarette products."

Critics pointed retired that the bureau is agelong past a court-ordered deadline to determine which e-cigarettes tin stay connected the market, including those that whitethorn entreaty to youngsters.

While the FDA approved respective tobacco-flavored products from Logic, it said nary to immoderate of the company's different products and has yet to marque a determination connected others, including immoderate with menthol.

In its reasoning, the bureau said the company's t...

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