The Food and Drug Administration is determined to crack down on businesses that sell vaping products without its approval since e-cigarettes and e-liquids that contain nicotine have been considered a prescription-only medicine since 2021, reported STAT. However, many businesses are still making and selling illicit goods, thus ignoring FDA orders.
Moreover, defining the FDA’s demands seems to be a trend, with smoke shops and online retailers leading the way, despite facing seven-figure fines and removal of its products from shelves. Still, the FDA continues to refrain from taking action.
“FDA has been a toothless tiger that the industry isn’t afraid to ignore,” said Matt Myers, president of the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids.
To that end, there are signals that the agency may change the approach to the issue.
“The agency is currently working on …