The AAP calls for a couple of steps Indiana has already taken, such as making e-cigarettes off limits to minors and requiring cartridges to be tamper-proof.
The study committee will recommend whether legislators should take the issues up during the next legislative session.
A recent study published in the Journal of Pediatrics found teenagers are apparently using e-cigarettes to smoke marijuana in addition to tobacco.
High school students are using e-cigarettes more than traditional cigarettes, and at a rate higher than the national average.
The legislation would impose bottling and labeling requirements, including the use of child-proof safety caps, and require stringent security measures.
One Senate committee this week approved a bill regulating the state’s vaping industry while another held off on legislation aimed at helping the terminally ill.
Attorney General Greg Zoeller made regulating e-cigarettes one of his priorities this session, but the bill does nothing regarding e-cigarettes themselves.
A Senate committee Wednesday unanimously approved the requirements.
The attorney general's proposal would include e-cigarettes in the statewide smoking ban.
State Department of Health officials say they do not plan to regulate e-cigarettes any further until they receive more direction from the FDA.