US to regulate electronic-cigarette industry | News | Al Jazeera

US to regulate electronic-cigarette industry

The $2bn industry could face federal regulation for the first time, including ban on sales to people under age of 18.

    The US is planning to introduce its first ever regulations on electronic cigarettes.
     
    Under the proposed rules, 'e-cigarettes' would be banned for sale to people under the age of 18. 

    There will also be advertising restrictions.
     
    Al Jazeera's Tom Ackerman reports from Washington.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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