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The Food and Drug Administration is threatening to pull flavored electronic cigarettes like Juul off the market if the tobacco industry doesn't do more to combat growing use of the products by children and teens.

FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb says the agency will soon release data that show a "substantial increase" in youth vaping this year compared with 2017. He says the problem had reached "epidemic proportion."

"I have grown increasingly concerned around what we see as rising youth use in these products, and I'm disappointed in the actions the companies have taken to try to address this," Gottlieb says in an interview.

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