On Friday, the House of Representatives passed a new bill that will further restrict the purchases of flavored vaping products and tobacco products. This comes in an effort to cut back on the vaping crisis across the nation that has been described as a pandemic. The bill will ban all flavored tobacco products, not just for products like the Juul but for cigarettes, as well, according to CNN.
The final vote for this bill came to 213-195. It was proposed by President Donald Trump who initially had intended to ban all vaping products, but in an effort to not destroy this industry, menthol was later made an exemption. This decision was received with some backlash from democrats who would like to see vaping wiped out in entirety.
New Jersey Democrat Rep. Frank Pallone Jr., called out the Trump Administration in a recent statement.