#parents | #teensvaping | Teen Vaping Bill Wins House Panel’s Backing as Trump Backtracks

A House panel teed up for passage a bill aimed at curbing youth use of e-cigarettes by banning some flavored vaping products and raising to 21 the minimum age to buy tobacco products.

The House Energy and Commerce Committee approved the bill (H.R. 2339) Tuesday by a 28-24 vote, setting the stage for action by the full House.

Democrats and anti-tobacco groups said the wide-ranging measure, which would bar companies from selling e-cigarette or tobacco products with popular flavors such as mint and menthol and require tobacco advertisements to include graphic warnings, is needed to stop the increase…

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