Bipartisan Duo Including Romney Push To Ban Flavored E-Cigarettes

The Daily Caller | 9/19/2019 | Staff
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Republican Sen. Mitt Romney of Utah and Democratic Sen. Jeff Merkley of Oregon are teaming up to ban flavored e-cigarettes.

The two senators proposed legislation Thursday that would implement a ban on all flavors of e-cigarettes other than tobacco, add current cigarette taxes to the product, and apply other measures meant to curb e-cigarette usage, according to Politico.

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“With nearly a quarter of high school students vaping regularly, we must take decisive action to prevent a new generation from addiction and serious health risks,” Romney said, as reported by Politico.

The legislation would also mandate new e-cigarette design standards, monitor the public health risks from usage of tobacco related products, and would encourage the Department of Health and Human Services to educate the American public about the health risks...
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