Officials Seize Nearly 100,000 E-Cigs Entering Pennsylvania From China

Customs and Border Protection seized more than 86,000 E-cigarettes entering Pennsylvania valued at nearly $2 million from China. According to the department: “The shipment arrived from China on September 18 manifested as “LED lights” and was destined to an address in Northampton County, Pennsylvania. The shipment consisted of 216 boxes that contained 86,000 Alphaa Onee Plus flavored electronic cigarettes. CBP officers detained the shipment and contacted the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The FDA examined the e-cigarettes and determined on October 6 that the shipment violated the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (FD&C Act) as misbranded consumer goods being