trump-administration-backs-away-from-ban-on-flavored-e-cigarette-products

Two months after President Donald Trump declared in the Oval Office that the White House would be moving forward with a broad ban on flavored e-cigarette products, the administration is now backing away from the effort. Since the announcement, the White House had been gearing up to formalize a ban on all flavored vaping products…

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senator-ron-johnson-pushes-back-on-white-house-vaping-initiative

Wisconsin Republican Senator Ron Johnson is pushing back on the Trump administration’s efforts to ban flavored electronic cigarette products as the White House plans to finalize new rules in the coming days to strip such products from the market. In a letter sent to the president on Wednesday, Johnson argues that the new guidance issued…

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will-the-trump-administration’s-ban-on-e-cigs-help-teens,-hurt-smokers,-or-both?

Many fear that the administration crack-down on electronic cigarettes will have far greater consequences for public health than addicting teens. The Trump administration has pushed to ban flavored electronic cigarette products in the wake of a vaping scare in mid-October, when a mysterious lung illness affected more than 2,000 people and killed at least 39,…

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juul-ceo-resigns-as-altria’s-$13-billion-evaporates

The ongoing tension in the e-cigarette industry has another victim.In a statement to investors, Juul announced that its CEO, Ken Burns, was resigning. He will be replaced by former Altria executive, K.C. Crosthwaite. At Altria, Crosthwaite led the company’s expansion into heated tobacco products.An Industry Under FireAs CCN previously reported, the vaping industry has been…

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tlaib-calls-e-cigarette-advocate-a-‘conspiracy-theorist’-after-discovering-her-political-beliefs

During a House Oversight and Reform subcommittee hearing on e-cigarettes, Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-Mich.) began attacking Vicki Porter, a self-identified “reformed Marxist” advocating for the continued legalization of vaping. “Ms. Porter, I was reading, because I wanted to know more about you and your beliefs. And, I respect that we all have different beliefs, and…

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why-banning-flavors-won’t-stop-teen-vaping

I started smoking when I was about 16. I smoked then and smoke now for one basic reason: I enjoy nicotine. Like hundreds of millions of human beings during the last half-millennia (longer among Native Americans), I really love the effect nicotine has on me. Judge me, don’t judge me, whatever, I don’t care. This…

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by-executive-order,-michigan-becomes-first-state-to-ban-flavored-electronic-cigarettes

Michigan’s Democrat Gov. Gretchen Whitmer invoked her executive authority Wednesday to make her state the first to ban sales of flavored e-cigarette products in an effort to reduce teen vaping. The temporary six-month ban prohibits both online and in-store sales of all flavored e-cigarette cartridges except tobacco and will go into effect in the coming…

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