Food and Drug Administration

FDA Moves to Regulate E-Cigarettes

E-cigarettes are about to become a regulated product. The Food and Drug Administration is set to propose a regulatory plan Thursday that will also put some restrictions on the sale and marketing of e-cigarettes to minors.

Lawmakers Pressure the FDA to Regulate E-Cigs With New Report

A group of 11 Democratic lawmakers in Congress are hoping their new report on e-cigarette marketing will motivate the Food and Drug Administration to move quickly to regulate e-cigarettes the same way it regulates all tobacco.

Senators Introduce Bill to Limit E-Cigarette Marketing to Kids and Teens

Worried that e-cigarettes are taking the same marketing path as conventional cigarettes, a group of Democratic senators introduced legislation today that would prohibit the marketing of them to children and teens.

New Ad Campaign Shows Teens the Real Cost of Smoking

The Food and Drug Administration is hoping a little fear can go a long way in warning teens of the cost of smoking. In the agency's first national public education campaign ads dramatize the health consequences of smoking mixed with a little bit of vanity to convince teens not to smoke.

Lawmakers to FDA: Regulate E-Cigarettes

In its heyday, cigarettes were one of the biggest advertising categories. That's just what a growing number of policymakers fear will happen with electronic cigarettes.