Synthetic nicotine: Unregulated and increasingly popular

Synthetic nicotine: Unregulated and increasingly popular

To users, these vapes are identical. But because of an obscure loophole, they skirt the FDA’s regulatory umbrella.

While top tobacco regulators dawdle over the fate of the e-cigarette industry, another class of vape is quietly restocking the market with unregulated, flavored products — and it’s drawing in a growing number of kids.

To users, these vapes are identical. But because of an obscure loophole, they skirt the Food and Drug Administration’s regulatory umbrella. Rather than containing tobacco-derived nicotine, the addictive stimulant found in traditional cigarette and vape products, these vapes have a lab-made version.

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