12 Sep 2019

Flavoured e-cigarettes to be banned in US

From Morning Report, 7:27 am on 12 September 2019

US President Donald Trump has announced that his administration will ban flavoured e-cigarettes, after a spate of vaping-related deaths. Mr Trump told reporters vaping was a "new problem", especially for children. US Health Secretary Alex Azar said the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) would finalise a plan to take all non-tobacco flavours off the market. Our Washington correspondent Kate Fisher reports.