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FDA bans 1000’s of vaping units however misses key deadline

Hearst TV investigation revealed e-cigarette product labels failed lab take a look at for accuracy

The Meals and Drug Administration, performing Thursday underneath a court docket order and stress from lawmakers and tobacco-control advocacy teams, has to this point ordered the rapid halt to the sale of practically one million e-cigarette units and merchandise with a purpose to hold them out of the fingers of minors however missed a deadline to determine whether or not to ban all such merchandise, together with from market heavyweight, Juul.In an award-winning, three-part sequence final 12 months, the Hearst Tv Nationwide Investigative Unit uncovered some fruit-flavored vaping merchandise have been nonetheless on the market in shops in a number of states regardless of an efficient ban, that impartial lab assessments confirmed the labels on some e-cigarette merchandise have been inaccurate and deceptive, and that colleges throughout America have been grappling with the explosion of juvenile vaping use and the results.Watch the video story above for at this time’s motion by the FDA.Mark Albert is the chief nationwide investigative correspondent for the Hearst Tv Nationwide Investigative Unit, based mostly in Washington D.C. April Chunko, Travis Sherwin, and Hyojung Kim contributed to this report.Know of e-cigarette accidents? Have a confidential tip or inside details about the vaping trade? Ship info and paperwork to the Nationwide Investigative Unit at examine@hearst.com.

The Meals and Drug Administration, performing Thursday underneath a court docket order and stress from lawmakers and tobacco-control advocacy teams, has to this point ordered the rapid halt to the sale of practically one million e-cigarette units and merchandise with a purpose to hold them out of the fingers of minors however missed a deadline to determine whether or not to ban all such merchandise, together with from market heavyweight, Juul.

In an award-winning, three-part sequence final 12 months, the Hearst Tv Nationwide Investigative Unit uncovered some fruit-flavored vaping merchandise have been nonetheless on the market in shops in a number of states regardless of an efficient ban, that impartial lab assessments confirmed the labels on some e-cigarette merchandise have been inaccurate and deceptive, and that colleges throughout America have been grappling with the explosion of juvenile vaping use and the results.

Watch the video story above for at this time’s motion by the FDA.

Mark Albert is the chief nationwide investigative correspondent for the Hearst Tv Nationwide Investigative Unit, based mostly in Washington D.C. April Chunko, Travis Sherwin, and Hyojung Kim contributed to this report.

Know of e-cigarette accidents? Have a confidential tip or inside details about the vaping trade? Ship info and paperwork to the Nationwide Investigative Unit at examine@hearst.com.


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