The inaugural edition of the Food and Drug Administration has authorized:Marketing electronic cigarettes
RJ Reynolds has been granted permission to sell his Vuse Solo closed-ENDS device with associated tobacco-flavored vape liquid pods.
The agency stated, “While today’s decision allows for the sale in the US of tobacco products, it does not mean they are safe or FDA-approved.” “All tobacco products can be addictive and harmful, and people who don’t use them should stop.”
The FDA stated that tobacco products are harmful but the FDA approved products could be helpful to traditional smokers.
“The manufacturer’s data shows that its tobacco-flavored products can benefit addicted adult smokers who switch to these products — either completely or with a significant reduction in cigarette consumption,” the FDA said.
According to CNNE-cigarette producers were allowed until September 2020 for their applications to continue on the market.
In September, FDA stated that it needed to take more time in order to make a decision on the applications.