The Obama administration is now regulating electronic cigarettes.

{mosads}The Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) already regulates traditional cigarettes, but the so-called deeming rule, which went into effect Monday, allows the agency to also control e-cigarettes, cigars, and hookahs.

This comes after the FDA proposed the deeming rule in 2014 and finalized it in May.

The rule prohibits stores from selling e-cigarettes in vending machines and to anyone under the age of 18.

Manufacturers will also face stricter e-cigarette labeling rules. They will be required to list health warnings on the packages and will not be allowed to market them as “light” or “mild.”


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