Parents: Teens Are Still Vaping, Despite Flavor Ban. Here’s What They’re Using

Mackenzie Brooks Tobacco

  • February 17, 2020, 5:04 AM ET
  • NPR, Heard on Morning Edition

“These products are flourishing despite the Trump administration’s partial ban on flavored e-cigarettes, announced in January and in effect as of Feb 5. The enforcement guidance issued by Food and Drug Administration was aimed at stopping young people from vaping. It focused enforcement on flavored cartridges, like Juul’s popular products.

But it left open some “loopholes,” says Matt Myers of the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids. ‘It won’t take the kids and it hasn’t taken the kids any time to make a switch [to newer products].'”

https://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2020/02/17/805972087/teens-are-still-vaping-flavors-thanks-to-new-disposable-vape-pens