FDA proposes e-cigarette regulations

FDA proposes e-cigarette regulations

The FDA issued a proposed rule Thursday that would broaden its authority to regulate electronic cigarettes.

Along with e-cigarettes, other new categories to be regulated under the proposal are those that meet the statutory definition of tobacco products: products containing nicotine made or derived from tobacco. These include cigars, pipe tobacco, nicotine gels and waterpipe (or hookah) tobacco.

The proposed rule would mean that manufacturers of these products would need t

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