A coalition of conservative groups led by Americans on tax reform urges the Trump administration to abandon its plan to ban flavored e-cigarette sales.
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is expected to issue prohibition guidelines shortly, claiming that flavors are attractive to children and increase youth vaping.
But conservatives say that banning the use of tobacco and menthol flavors will harm young children involved in illicit activity and adults who try to quit smoking.
"Removing all but one or two of these adult options would destroy thousands of small businesses, make many adults go back to smoking, and force some to look for black market products," the group wrote in a letter to President Trump in Thursday.
Groups to which the American Conservation Union and FreedomWorks belong, claiming the ban will force thousands of moms and "close" vape stores.
Cancel the White House Last week, they were editing a meeting with conservative groups that should focus on their problems. A White House official told Bloomberg News that the plan would be backed.
Trump, the FDA and the Department of Health and Human Services announced a plan last month in the Oval Office, the President called the ban on flavor necessary against the backdrop of vaping-related illnesses. on rising youth vaping rates
The FDA Health Services and the CDC are unaware that it is causing illnesses that have killed at least 16 people and killed more than 800 people.
The CDC stated last week that products containing THC, psychoactive cannabis compound, play a role in the outbreak.
But it is unknown whether the diseases are caused by THC, nicotine or any amount of chemicals that are
CDC also stated last week that most of the diseases in Illinois and Wisconsin were related to THC products sold called "Dank Vapes", which does not appear to be a legitimate manufacturer.