Sunday, July 16, 2006

Canadians may soon be able to drink their nicotine

Watch out Nicorete and Nicoderm -- here comes a new nicotine replacement in a bottle of water. I can't figure this one out. The nicotine drink will not be treated as a natural product? Didn't the government stop sales of that pharmacist-invented nicotine stick a couple of years ago claiming it was a drug? Also, I was under the impression that the caffeine-laced water sold in the States was not allowed in Canada.

...NIC Lite water contains about two cigarettes worth of nicotine and is being sold as a dietary supplement in the U.S. even though the Food and Drug Administration recently said it's an unapproved drug and its claim to be a supplement violates the Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act. ...more

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