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FDA intends to clear the air on e-cigarettes

Updated: 2014-01-14T18:20:08Z

Diane Stafford

The Kansas City Star

In Kansas City, for, a very specific no-smoking ordinance covers only tobacco products. “E-cigs” — although they contain nicotine — are tobacco-free and aren’t regulated as tobacco products.

At least not yet.

Any day now, the federal Food and Drug Administration is expected to issue a proposed rule about electronic cigarettes — a ruling that could send ripples into the workplace and other public places.

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