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    FDA Eases Into Regulating E-cigarettes

    Wochit Headline News

    by Wochit Headline News

    The federal government's move to regulate e-cigarettes is a leap into the unknown. Most everyone agrees a ban on selling them to kids would be a step forward. But health and public policy experts can't say for certain whether the electronic devices are a good thing or a bad thing overall, whether they help smokers kick the habit or are a gateway to ordinary paper-and-tobacco cigarettes. The proposed rules, issued Thursday by the Food and Drug Administration, tread fairly lightly.