Based on recent statistics alone, vaping appears to be a clear and present danger in America, especially among teenagers and other young people. However, Donald Trump’s comments on Wednesday about a potential ban on flavored e-juices have drawn a lot of criticism from those who believe that the president is overlooking the much larger and much more dangerous problem of gun violence.
According to a report from Vice, a number of individuals expressed concern about Trump’s reaction to the recent uptick in vaping-related deaths, including Moms Demand Action founder Shannon Watts. In a Twitter post, the gun control activist stressed that there are at least seven children or teenagers out of the 100 or so people who are “shot and killed” in the United States each day.
“I realize the tobacco lobby didn’t give your campaign $30 million like the NRA did, but gun violence is a national crisis,” Watts continued.Full article