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Trump suggests raising the vaping age to 21 ‘or so’

The Verge Friday, 8 November 2019
Trump suggests raising the vaping age to 21 ‘or so’Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge

President Trump teased new federal restrictions on vaping today to reporters at the White House, suggesting that the government might raise the age limit on e-cigarette use to 21. The announcement is a change from a policy suggested in September, when Trump said the federal government would consider banning flavored vaping products.

“We’re going to be coming out with a very important position on vaping,” Trump said, according to CNBC. “We have to take care of our kids, most importantly, so we’re going to have an age limit of 21 or so, so we’ll be coming out with something next week very important on vaping.”

Several legislators at both a federal and state level have pushed for similar age restrictions in recent months. Senate Majority...
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President Donald Trump said they will raise the age limit for e-cigarettes from 18 to 21, or so. Trump said: “We have to take care of our kids most importantly.” He also said they have to look at a lot of factors, such as the jobs the vaping industry creates. According to Gizmodo, Trump said...

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