Trump Administration Plans to Ban Flavored E-Cigarettes

As vaping-related illnesses spread, President Trump and top health officials met at the White House to discuss ways to keep the products away from teenagers. WASHINGTON — The Trump administration said on Wednesday that it would ban the sale of most flavored e-cigarettes, at a time when hundreds of people have been sickened by mysterious lung illnesses and teenage vaping continues to rise. Sitting in the Oval Office with the government’s top health officials, President Trump acknowledged that there was a vaping problem and said: “We can’t allow people to get sick. And we can’t have our kids be so affected.” Alex M. Azar II, the health and human services secretary, said that the Food and Drug Administration would outline a plan within the coming weeks for removing flavored e-cigarettes and nicotine pods from the market, excluding tobacco flavors. The ban would include mint and menthol, popular varieties that manufacturers have argued should not be considered flavors. The White House and the F.D.A. have faced mounting pressure from lawmakers, public health officials, parents and educators, who have grown alarmed by the popularity of vaping among teenagers but have felt powerless to...

Which Mint Chocolate Chip Ice Cream Brand Is the Best?

What’s the scoop? Mint chocolate chip ice cream is one of the most popular ice cream flavors across the nation, and our editors at POPSUGAR have some strong opinions about which brand does the flavor the most justice. Personally, I like my mint chip ice cream dairy-free, loaded with hearty chocolate chunks and free of any of that artificial green dye, while others might argue that the flavor reminds them of toothpaste or mouthwash. But for those of us lucky enough to have taste buds in favor of the minty treat, there’s really no other ice cream that will beat it, especially not interesting new flavors like hot dog ice cream or mustard ice cream. After years of eating ice cream serious research — taking into account texture, color, and the size of the chocolate bits — here’s what our editors have to say about which brand of mint chocolate chip ice cream does it best. Do you agree? Heat Not Burn, Herbal Cigarettes, Quit Smoking, E Cigarette – Ccobato,