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The Trump Administration is reportedly banning all sweet and fruity vape pod flavors nearly a year after the move was first outlined

The Trump Administration is reportedly banning all sweet and fruity vape pod flavors nearly a year after the move was first outlined
Associated Press



The Food and Drug Administration will implement a ban on all flavored e-cigarette pods except tobacco and menthol varieties as part of an attempt to curb youth vaping, Trump Administration officials told multiple news outlets on December 31, 2019.




The ban would exclude open-tank vaping devices, a compromise made for small businesses.




According to The Wall Street Journal, those devices are often found at vape shops and "allow users to mix their own nicotine liquids." Open-tank vaping devices are not as popular with young people.




The move also comes at the height of a public safety scare related to a growing spate of serious lung diseases tied to vaping.




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Nearly a year after federal regulators first outlined a sweeping proposal to ban the sale of sweet and fruity flavored e-cigarettes, the Trump Administration will put a ban on certain flavored vaping cartridges.
As first reported by The Wall Street Journal, the FDA plans to prohibit the sale of all flavored vaping pods except tobacco and menthol varieties as part of an attempt to curb the rise of youth vaping. The Journal, citing officials, said the official announcement is expected on Friday,
The ban would exclude open-tank vaping devices, a compromise made for small businesses. The Journal reported that those devices are often found at vape shops and "allow users to mix their own nicotine liquids." Open-tank vaping devices are not as popular with young people.
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