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Vaping ads on social media must disclose nicotine risk: FTC

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The vaping trend is catching on and the (FTC) is concerned about companies posting ads on without any health warnings.

The FTC and the (FDA) have sent warning letters to companies posting ads about or vape on Facebook, Instagram, and without the warning that the products contain highly addictive chemical, nicotine, the official release said

The non-disclosure in posts could be seen as a violation of the FTC Act. Companies have been asked to disclose material health or safety risks in ads on or when influencers endorse these products.

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First Published: Sat, June 08 2019. 20:32 IST