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Walmart declared a ban on the sale of e-cigarettes

Walmart declared a ban on sale of e-cigarettes

Walmart Inc, the giant US retailer declared a ban on the sale of e-cigarettes and Electronic Nicotine in any of its stores in the United States. The sudden stop is due to elevated death reports of young adults using vaping products.

On Friday, the Walmart employees received a memorandum that stated the concern of the company as the young adults engage in vape-smoking. The subsequent result of e-cigarettes can be seen in the number of deaths and lung diseases reported a month ago.

The entire state is in dilemma as the regulations and guidelines for vape-smoking at local, state and federal levels are not clear. The United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) projects the rate of vaping-related lung disease

. The acute cases have risen from 380 to 530 cases. The mysterious health hazard of vaping has caused the death of eight people.

On Thursday, the US Food and Drug Administration took a deep insight into the averments of the serious illness. The department has taken vaping products for examination to find the presence of dangerous substances.

They can be either cannabinoids, poisons, opioids, pesticides, nicotine and other health crating traces. Immediate steps are undertaken to administer the use of vaping products in the United States. President Donald Trump has declared to get away with all flavored e-vapes or cigarettes from the stores selling it. As such, Walmart has taken the due action on Friday by labeling a ban on the sale of vaping products.

According to the sources, young adults belonging to the age group of 18 to 25 are the major sufferers. The decision of a congressional subcommittee will come up with accurate information on the ban of e-cigarettes.

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