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House OKs bill banning all flavored tobacco products, including e-cigarettes, but Trump promises veto

Posted on AllSides February 28th, 2020
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In a 213-195 vote on Friday, the Democratic-led House of Representatives approved a bill that aims to ban all flavored tobacco products, including e-cigarettes.

The measure, known as the Protecting American Lungs and Reversing the Youth Tobacco Epidemic Act, goes beyond the Trump administration’s recent efforts to curb youth vaping, but it doesn’t look likely to become law, with the White House promising to veto it.

“Today, the House stood up and said we will not allow Big Tobacco to prey upon our children with slick new products, purposefully designed...

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