House Introduces Bill to Loosen Obama-Era Regulations on E-Cigarettes – Legal Reader


House Introduces Bill to Loosen Obama-Era Regulations on E-Cigarettes – Legal Reader

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The U.S. House of Representatives introduced a bill Thursday which would loosen Obama-era regulations on e-cigarettes.
The proposal was brought about Rep. Duncan Hunter (R) of California, a vocal and longtime supporter of the use of e-cigarettes, colloquially known as “vapes.”
Under Barack Obama, the Food and Drug Administration began classifying e-cigarettes as tobacco products. While the devices do contain nicotine-laced liquid – heated by a battery-powered mechanism to deliver its chemical punch to users – they don’t make use of actual tobacco plants and products.
Proponents of e-cigarette use say vaping is less harmful …

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