House Votes to Ban Flavored E-Cigs

Expands on Trump Administration Ban

On Friday, the House of Representatives voted in favor of a bill that would tackle the growing use of e-cigarettes by youths by banning the use of flavors moving forward. Flavors such as mint, watermelon, or menthol will no longer be able to be sold in cartridge form. Recently, the White House put a ban in place on such products, however, the House ban went even further in limiting flavors. 

According to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, the measure would be necessary for reducing the tobacco industry’s pull on younger generations. Currently, Senate majority leader Mitch McConnell has not indicated if the Senate will take up the measure for a vote. The House passed their version of the bill mostly along party lines, leaving the future of the bill in question.

As the Lord Leads, Pray with Us…

  • For the House to have wisdom on the future measures they will vote on.
  • That God would guide Senate Majority Leader McConnell on the best course of action to take. 
  • For the Trump Administration to combat health risks in the U.S. effectively. 

Sources: NY Times, AP, NPR


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