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The Monitor's View What's behind FDA rules on e-cigarettes

The FDA's proposed regulations on electronic cigarettes help build on progress since 1964 in snuffing out any desire for tobacco-related products among Americans. The latest rules aim to help more teens make healthy choices over nicotine addiction.

By the Monitor's Editorial Board / April 24, 2014

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With lofty ambition, the US surgeon general set a national goal this past January: Protect all “future generations” of Americans from taking up smoking of any kind. On Thursday, the federal Food and Drug Administration (FDA) took a big step toward that aim.