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Axios reports that Scott Gottlieb, commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), “has presented senior White House staff with his plan to effectively ban the sale of flavored e-cigarettes in
convenience stores throughout the United States … The FDA announced the substance of this plan in November. The agency has spent the past three months writing the guidance and getting it cleared through the Department of Health and Human Services.”

Before the FDA can move forward, the White House has to approve the plan.

The story notes that “Gottlieb has foreshadowed a larger plan to reduce smoking rates. But the plan he gave the White House … is only his narrower plan to restrict the sales of flavored e-cigarettes - to keep them away from children and teenagers.”
KC's View:
Good. Shut these guys down. ASAP.