UN Health Agency Urges Crackdown on e-Cigarettes

August 27, 2014 5:09 AM

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UN Health Agency Urges Crackdown on e-Cigarettes

In a bid to set public policy, the World Health Organization said the popular nicotine-vapor products, particularly the fruit, candy and alcohol-drink flavors, could serve as gateway addictions for children and adolescents.

It recommended governments forbid or keep to a minimum any advertising, promotion or sponsorship in a market that has mushroomed to $3 billion last year and now includes 466 different brands.

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