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September 13, 2019

Richard Miech on banning flavored e-cigarettes

The Food and Drug Administration is working on a plan to ban flavored e-cigarettes and nicotine pods. In an article in Popular Science, Richard Miech says flavoring is one of the main reasons teens vape and, “It seems likely to me that if you banned flavoring, kids might still experiment with vaping and Juul, but if there was no attractive flavor, that would be the end and it wouldn’t continue.”

Also, listen to his interview on Michigan Radio’s Stateside.