U.S. moves to ban sales of e - cigarettes to minors

Description:The U.S. Food and Drug Administration proposed new rules on Thursday that, among other things, would ban the sale of electronic cigarettes to anyone under 18. If approved, the long-awaited proposals would put the $2 billion e-cigarette industry under federal regulation for the first time. Public health advocates, like Chris Bostic in New York, say ..(more)

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration proposed new rules on Thursday that, among other things, would ban the sale of electronic cigarettes to anyone under 18. If approved, the long-awaited proposals would put the $2 billion e-cigarette industry under federal regulation for the first time. Public health advocates, like Chris Bostic in New York, say the proposed new rules don't go far enough. (SOUNDBITE) (English) CHRIS BOSTIC, DEPUTY DIRECTOR, POLICY AT ACTION ON SMOKING AND HEALTH, SAYING: "The biggest gaps are they're not going to ban candy flavorings in e-cigarettes and they're not going to do anything to regulate the marketing of e-cigarettes on television, radio and print ads. So they're some major gaps that could be a big threat to public health." Advocates like Bostic say a new generation of young people are being introduced to conventional cigarettes through e-cigarettes, when little is known about the long term health effects of the electronic devi

Category:News & Events

Added:2 years ago

0 likes, 0 dislikes

Link:

Embed / Iframe code:

Make your selection, copy and paste the embed code above.

Standart sizes: Custom size:

What is the problem?

Please do not abuse this section. The videos ,which are on investigate list, are manually checked by editor.

Security code:(is not case-sensitive) can't read

  • File
  • Quality
  • Screen Size
  • Filesize (Byte)
  • Bitrate (Kbit/s)
  • Audio (Kbit/s)
  • Download
  • video360.mp4
  • 360p
  • 640x360
  • 8150404
  • 735
  • 96
  • Rtsp
  • video240.mp4
  • 240p
  • 426x240
  • 4284405
  • 386
  • 64
  • Rtsp
  • mobile.3gp
  • 144p
  • 176x144
  • 2814594
  • 253
  • 32
  • Rtsp | Http

The download of mp4 videos on http protocols are disabled currently.

Write a comment

Comment:

at least 10 characters, up to 400 characters

400 characters remaining

Security code:

(is not case-sensitive) can't read