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Schumer's call for federal crackdown on Zyn nicotine pouches faces backlash: 'Nanny state alive and well'

Posted on AllSides January 23rd, 2024
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Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., has called for a federal crackdown on Zyn nicotine pouches, eliciting strong backlash in return.

The Democrat lawmaker recently issued a "warning to parents" and said young people are getting hooked on the nicotine pouches from social media, CBS New York reported on Sunday.

"It's a pouch packed with problems – high levels of nicotine," Schumer said at a press conference. "So today, I'm delivering a warning to parents because these nicotine pouches seem to lock their sites on young kids, teenagers and even lower....

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