Sumary of The FDA Just Authorized an E-Cigarette For the First Time – but Only Tobacco Flavor Is Allowed:
- Reynolds Vapor Company, will be allowed to sell and market its e-liquid pods in the tobacco flavor only — the company’s other flavored pods were rejected, though its menthol-flavored pods are still under review.
- In September, the FDA ended its grace period for e-cigarette manufacturers, which allowed them to continue selling most of their products while requiring authorization for any new products.
- At the time, the FDA was still reviewing applications — 6.5 million of them — for vaping and e-cigarette products wanting to stay on the market.
- ) The FDA explained its decision in a statement, saying that the company showed that its tobacco-flavored products can benefit adult smokers who switch over.