A cross-disciplinary team of Ohio State researchers has discovered that e-cigarette manufacturers are making health claims that likely won't stand up to new Food and Drug Administration regulations.
As many Americans reach for electronic cigarettes in place of — or in addition to — traditional smokes, they’re likely encountering a lot of unproven claims that the new products are safer and can help smokers quit.
And up until recently, the Food and Drug Administration had little authority over that.
Research from The Ohio State University experts from the College of Public Health and the Moritz College of Law highlighted how common these health claims are and found that many wouldn’t likely stand up to recently announced FDA regulation.
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