HENRICO, Va. (WWBT) - U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine will host a roundtable on Monday to discuss the dangers of youth vaping.
The discussion comes after Gov. Ralph Northam signed a bill banning all tobacco products in Virginia schools, including e-cigarettes.
The FDA has referred to youth vaping as a “public health crisis,” with more than three million middle and high school students saying they used e-cigs in 2018.
Kaine will also discuss the “Tobacco Free Youth Act,” a bipartisan bill he’s cosponsoring with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to raise the age to buy all tobacco products nationwide from 18 to 21.
That would include e-cigarettes and vaping devices,
Monday’s roundtable starts at 10 a.m. at the Libbie Mill Library.
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