Rethinking a ban on flavored e-cigarettes

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Liz Tung quit smoking with e-cigarettes. (Kim Paynter/WHYY)

Liz Tung quit smoking with e-cigarettes. (Kim Paynter/WHYY)

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Not long after reports of a mysterious, vaping-related illness surfaced, flavored e-cigarettes came under fire. Government regulators said flavors like creme brulee and cotton candy were too appealing to kids. But WHYY reporter Liz Tung quit smoking by vaping mango Juul. She explains why some people say banning flavors might not be better for adult health.

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