JUST IN: 2 MAJOR retailers to stop selling e-cigarettes amid regulatory uncertainty

OCTOBER 7, 2019

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Kroger and Walgreens are joining Walmart and other retailers in discontinuing the sale of electronic cigarettes.

Kroger, which also owns Harris Teeter, Ralphs, Fred Meyer, and other store brands, said it is discontinuing the sale of the product due “to the mounting questions and increasingly-complex regulatory environment.”

The article goes on to state the following:

Walgreens said it made the decision “as the CDC, FDA and other health officials continue to examine the issue.” A spokesperson for the grocer added that the decision is “reflective of developing regulations in a growing number of states and municipalities.”

The Trump administration is preparing a federal ban on flavored e-cigarettes.

E-cigarettes are already banned in Boulder, Colorado, San Francisco, California and in the state of Michigan, CNBC reports.

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