NewsBreak: FDA in Criminal Vaping Probe; 530 Sickened

© Reuters. – The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said Thursday its enforcement arm is involved in a criminal probe of e-cigarettes, The Washington Post reported.

  • The FDA said 530 people have suffered an as-yet-unknown vaping-related illness.
  • The criminal probe had started earlier in the summer, when the illnesses were first reported, the Post said.
    • Philip Morris International (NYSE:) shares were up 0.3% midday, while Altria Group (NYSE:) dropped 2%.
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