In the next week or so, the FDA is expected to be presented with plans from e-cigarette manufacturers about how to combat teen e-cigarette usage, as the conversation about marketing to children with candy-like flavors continues; there is thought that the FDA may ban e-liquid flavors that appeal to children as well.

Susan Walley, M.D., pediatrician from the University of Alabama at Birmingham, is avaliable for expert commentary. In addition to her role as a pediatrician at UAB and Children’s of Alabama, she serves as the chair of the section on tobacco control for the American Academy of Pediatrics. Her life’s work has been dedicated to tobacco use in children and teenagers, policy surrounding tobacco use in children, as well as educating parents and teens alike on the dangers of tobacco use, including e-cigarettes.

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