Editorial: Outlawing flavored vaping likely wouldn’t kill the demand for e-cigarettes, but it’s a start

AT A White House meeting on Nov. 22, President Trump sent more alarming signals that he will water down his planned restrictions on flavored vaping products. After promising in September to ban flavored vaping liquids that appeal to teenagers, the president fretted that “if you don’t give it to them, it’s going to come here illegally.” He previously raised concerns about protecting “jobs” in the vaping industry. The policy debate should focus on preventing a generation of teenagers from getting hooked on nicotine, not on the fear that efforts to protect public health will upset vapers and vape shop owners. (Wash. Post)

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