Senate Dems Move To Ban E-Cig Ads Aimed At Kids

Law360, New York (February 27, 2014, 6:55 PM EST) -- In the absence of action from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, Sen. Barbara Boxer, D-Calif., introduced a bill on Wednesday that would prohibit the makers of electronic cigarettes from marketing the products to children.

S. 2047, the Protecting Children From Electronic Cigarette Advertising Act of 2014, would direct the Federal Trade Commission to target e-cigarette makers that advertise the products in a manner that appeals to children under 18 years old. The bill would also empower state attorneys general to sue the companies over their...
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