September 12, 2018
Secretary Azar Praises Unprecedented FDA Enforcement Actions Against Retailers and Manufacturers over Youth E-Cig Sales
On Wednesday, HHS Secretary Alex Azar issued the below statement regarding the FDA’s largest coordinated enforcement effort in agency history. FDA issued more than 1,300 warning letters and civil money penalty complaints to retailers who illegally sold e-cigarettes to minors.
“No child should be using any tobacco or nicotine-containing product. We commend the FDA for the critical, immediate and historic action to address the sale and marketing of these products to kids, while it examines additional aggressive steps to stem the troubling trend of their use among youth.”
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