The U.S. Food and Drug Administration lacks the authority to regulate electronic cigarettes as drugs or devices, an appeals court ruled, upholding a lower-court decision. The U.S. Court of Appeals in Washington said today the FDA can only regulate e-cigarettes as a tobacco product. The ruling means the government can oversee the marketing of the products, not restrict their sale.
The major advantage of the Electronic Cigarette over the traditional tobacco cigarette is the elimination of combustion process.
Research on nicotine and its exact affect on depression is in its early stages, however the signs at present are that it can aid the symptoms, which will give hope to millions around the world who suffer from depression and the misery it can cause.