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originally posted by: projectvxn
This ban would immediately shutter many small businesses.
Bad move. No more nanny state.
and I don't know why it's being over looked, is that the 6 deaths from vaping all had THC in their vape systems (be it an e-cig or those other devices)
The FDA began overseeing e-cigarettes in 2016 under the Obama administration.
After Donald Trump took office the next year, the agency said it would push back until 2022 a requirement that vape companies submit applications to continue selling their products. Former FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb said at the time that he wanted to ensure that a fledgling industry with the potential to reduce harmful cigarette smoking wasn’t stymied by regulation.
originally posted by: OtherSideOfTheCoin
Would be interesting to know if any of this has to do with the Tabacco lobby influencing this
Anyone one know?
Am not making a accusation am just curious.
Tobacco stocks dipped slightly after the news, with British American Tobacco Plc dropping as much as 1.3% in London. Imperial Brands Plc, which makes Blu e-cigarettes, fell as much as 0.6%. Marlboro maker Altria Group Inc., which took a $12.8 billion stake in Juul last year, was down 0.8% in early trading in New York.