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Health Tip: Are E-Cigarettes Safe?
CDC, FDA say 'no'
-- Diana Kohnle
(HealthDay News) -- People may turn to electronic cigarettes thinking they are a healthier alternative to smoking.
Not so fast, says the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. E-cigarettes can:
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is particularly concerned about users under the age of 18: On Thursday, the agency said it will ban the sale of e-cigarettes to minors. The move is part of its long-awaited plan to extend the agency's regulatory powers across all tobacco products.
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