Trump moves to ban e-cigarettes

US president announces new measures to fight growing use of vaping among American youth.

Gary Willig,

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US President Donald Trump announced Wednesday that he would seek to ban the sale of flavored vaping products to combat the use of e-cigarettes by the youth.

"We are going to have to do something about it," Trump said in a meeting with reporters at the White House. He further called vaping a "new problem in the country."

The Food and Drug Administration will issue new guidelines against the sale of flavored vaping products in the coming months.




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