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FDA wants e-cigarette makers to extinguish use by kids

Clip: 09/12/2018 | 9m 40s Video has closed captioning.

The Food and Drug Administration issued its toughest crackdown yet on the makers of electronic cigarettes that have become increasingly popular with young people. Manufacturers now have two months to prove they can keep their e-cigarettes out of the hands of minors; it's already illegal for anyone under 18 to buy nicotine products. William Brangham talks with FDA Commissioner Dr. Scott Gottlieb.

Aired: 09/12/18

Rating: NR

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