Editorial: Flavored vapes hook kids. Ban them. Finally

Source: Los Angeles Times - View Original Article
Published: Jan 22, 2020
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97% "And in the fall, an annual study of tobacco use among teens reported another increase.""
93% "Menthol is a big favorite among young vapers in both conventional and electronic cigarettes, because it masks the harsh tobacco taste.""
79% "Hill has a new version of the bill this year and its outlook for passage is improved.""
73% "This summer, amid an alarming outbreak of lung disease affecting young users, President Trump said the U.S. Food and Drug Administration would shortly ban ..."
66% "There was also an outbreak of a vaping-related lung disease that peaked in the late summer; it has killed 52 people and sickened more ..."


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Contributing sentiments towards policy:

97% : And in the fall, an annual study of tobacco use among teens reported another increase.
93% : Menthol is a big favorite among young vapers in both conventional and electronic cigarettes, because it masks the harsh tobacco taste.
79% : Hill has a new version of the bill this year and its outlook for passage is improved.
73% : This summer, amid an alarming outbreak of lung disease affecting young users, President Trump said the U.S. Food and Drug Administration would shortly ban the sale of all flavored electronic cigarettes, also known as vaping devices, until they could be properly reviewed by the FDA.
66% : There was also an outbreak of a vaping-related lung disease that peaked in the late summer; it has killed 52 people and sickened more than 2,500 people, the majority of whom are teens and young adults.

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