Vaping and the US elections – what will happen next?

It was only a few months ago that the whole vaping community stood still to watch the industry clash with tobacco control organisations in a roundtable with President Trump. That event led the President to limit a proposed ban on non-tobacco flavours.

But after the end of a marathon Presidential race, the situation seems to have changed once again.

Although the legal challenges will need to work their way through the Court system, there is now little doubt that Joe Biden and Kamala Harris will become the next President and Vice President of the United States.

But with FDA regulations coming into force just before polling day, what does all this mean for the future of vaping?

Biden has only made one statement on the topic so far:

…I choose science over fiction. And so if the science has demonstrated [that vaping] is doing great damage then I don't care what it does to a small business person who's selling this stuff.

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