FDA chief worries about a new generation of kids getting hooked on nicotine through vaping

From: CNBC

  • The Food and Drug Administration will soon take steps aimed at curbing e-cigarette use among young people.
  • “If all we end up doing is addicting a whole new generation … then we will have done a bad service,” FDA chief Dr. Scott Gottlieb says.


Gottlieb said the FDA wants to transition smokers to “modified risk tobacco products” — which are said to pose lower health risks — or have them quit altogether.

“It’s really the first step in the rule-making process to try to pursue regulations that will ultimately lead to a reduction in nicotine levels in cigarettes,” Gottlieb said Friday.

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