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Why does the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) authorize e-cigarettes legal?

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Update time : 2021-12-29 18:24:20

Statistics show that there are more than 1.1 billion people smoking (over 15 years of age) worldwide, and more than 8 million people die from tobacco each year. Today, when the harm of tobacco is increasing, a flat substitute product came into being--electronics Tobacco, a large number of sellers stated in marketing and promotion that e-cigarettes can help smokers quit smoking.

However, not all countries and regions support the promotion and use of this product. 111 countries including China have implemented e-cigarette control, of which 32 countries ban the sale of e-cigarettes, and 79 countries allow sales but have adopted certain supervision measure

Since 2016, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has included e-cigarettes as a "new tobacco product" under its control. At the time, selling e-cigarettes to anyone under the age of 18 was considered illegal, and even in 19 years the age limit was raised to 21.

If the seller of an e-cigarette product fails to prove that the health benefits of the product outweigh the disadvantages, the Food and Drug Administration has the right to ban it (the two types of tobacco-flavored e-liquid are not included in the ban).


On October 12th (2021) of this year, the FDA approved the first e-cigarette product and declared that e-cigarettes can benefit adult smokers.

The first e-cigarette approved is the solo e-cigarette from Vuse.

In fact, there are relevant data showing that tobacco-flavored e-cigarettes are benefiting adult Aaddicted traditional tobacco smokers who use the product. These e-cigarette users have either reduced or completely stopped buying traditional cigarettes. the most important is

Tobacco experts from the University of Michigan School of Public Health said that this approval is an important push to reduce the harm of smoking.

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