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Mon Nov 18, 2019, 07:15 AM

That didn't take long. Trump Retreats From Flavor Ban for E-Cigarettes

Trump Retreats From Flavor Ban for E-Cigarettes

https://www.nytimes.com/2019/11/17/health/trump-vaping-ban.html

WASHINGTON — It was a swift and bold reaction to a growing public health crisis affecting teenagers. Seated in the Oval Office in September, President Trump said he was moving to ban the sale of most flavored e-cigarettes as vaping among young people continued to rise.

“We can’t have our kids be so affected,” Mr. Trump said. The first lady, Melania Trump, who rarely involves herself publicly with policy announcements in the White House, was there, too. “She’s got a son,” Mr. Trump noted, referring to their teenager, Barron. “She feels very strongly about it.”

But two months later, under pressure from his political advisers and lobbyists to factor in the potential pushback from his supporters, Mr. Trump has resisted moving forward with any action on vaping, while saying he still wants to study the issue.

Even a watered-down ban on flavored e-cigarettes that exempted menthol, which was widely expected, appears to have been set aside, for now.

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Roland99 Nov 2019 OP
ramen Nov 2019 #1
Lotusflower70 Nov 2019 #2
tanyev Nov 2019 #3
Mr. Sparkle Nov 2019 #4

Response to Roland99 (Original post)

Mon Nov 18, 2019, 08:14 AM

1. i wonder if he even remembers he was anti-vape n/t

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Response to ramen (Reply #1)

Mon Nov 18, 2019, 08:20 AM

2. I seriously doubt he was

It just gave him something to focus on to appear like he was actually doing something.

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Response to Roland99 (Original post)

Mon Nov 18, 2019, 08:22 AM

3. Welp, I guess Melania's son is Melania's problem.

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Response to Roland99 (Original post)

Mon Nov 18, 2019, 08:28 AM

4. It is amazing when you think of every position he has turned on, its mostly down to lobbying.

He still holds the same position on Russian even though there are no votes to be gotten from it.

How the conspiracy theorists righties have missed this (these guys cant see straight) is another mystery.

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