Seven anti-vaping organizations, led by the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids, have demanded that the FDA immediately regulate synthetic nicotine as a drug. The tobacco control organizations say synthetic nicotine will be used as a loophole by small vaping companies shut out of the flavored e-liquid market. The demand came in a Sept. 2 letter to FDA Acting Commissioner Janet Woodcock.
The letter was sent soon after the FDA’s announcement of the first Marketing Denial Orders (MDOs) for flavored e-liquids submitted to the agency for premarket approval. [...]