By Staff Reports
(Victor Valley)– From the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, I’m Ira Dreyfuss with HHS HealthBeat.
Some e-cigarettes contain the addictive drug nicotine. And many people wonder about the health effects of e-cigarettes.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration proposes to regulate e-cigarettes as tobacco products, and:
The FDA’s Mitch Zeller, who directs tobacco regulation, says people should be leery of claims about e-cigarettes:
“It is buyer beware, and that’s compounded by misperceptions that many people hold that products like e-cigarettes absolutely are safer and less harmful.”
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HHS HealthBeat is a production of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. I’m Ira Dreyfuss.