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Walmart Announces End to E-Cigarette Sales

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Published on September 20, 2019 - Duration: 01:02s

Walmart Announces End to E-Cigarette Sales

Walmart Announces End to E-Cigarette Sales.

In an internal memo circulated on Sept.

20, Walmart announced their decision to no longer sell e-cigarettes at their U.S. locations.

Their decision is reportedly not because of recent medical concerns but because of growing β€œregulatory complexity.”.

Given the growing federal, state and local regulatory complexity and uncertainty regarding e-cigarettes, we plan to discontinue the sale of electronic nicotine delivery products, Walmart, via CNBC.

The retail company plans to continue selling devices until they’ve exhausted their current inventory of e-cigarettes.

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Their decision is being met with criticism from the American Vaping Association, as the retail giant will continue to sell regular cigarettes.

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You know you are in the middle of a moral panic when big corporations like Walmart find it is easier to sell deadly combustible tobacco products than to sell harm reduction alternatives.

, American Vaping Association President Gregory Conley, via statement.

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