The FDA has just announced a sweeping change in its policy regarding e-cigarettes and vaping products. In a press release issued this morning, the administration outlined its plan to focus on reducing usage of combustible cigarettes and tobacco, in turn loosening restrictive rules laid out just last year, that could have wiped out most vaping products (“eliquid”).
The health impact of vaping has been a hot topic in recent years, but an increasing amount of studies are showing that e-cigarettes are not only an effective way out of smoking but a considerably less harmful one. The UK’s Royal College of Physicians (the same agency that confirmed the cancer risk of tobacco in the 60’s) recently advised the UK Government to promote the use of e-cigarettes (along with conventional nicotine replacement methods) “as widely as possible as a substitute for smoking.”
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