Consumer Protection

FDA Playing Catch-Up as JUUL and Imitators Give Nicotine Jolt to E-Cig Business

For public health authorities, the popularity of JUUL and its rivals highlights the conundrum of e-cigarettes. They provide a safer way for smokers to get their nicotine fix by delivering far less of the toxic and cancer-causing baggage of conventional cigarettes. But will e-cigarettes ultimately lead to less tobacco smoking or more?