Sen. Mitt Romney of Utah has called on the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to consider recalling e-cigarettes in the wake of at least six deaths by people who use vaping products. Over 450 people in 33 states have fallen ill after vaping and Sen. Romney tweeted his concern about the laundering action on Tuesday.
". @ US_FDA should consider recalling e-cigarettes as it continues to investigate recent deaths and illnesses related to vaping, "Romney tweeted on September 10 . E-cigarettes are safe. "
Romney Sent a letter to Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar this morning, we do not know enough
"These devices are already in the hands of millions of users-including an increasing number of young people-and health experts do not have a
The FDA is in charge of regulating e-cigarettes the agency on product safety. San Francisco recently announced that e-cigarette products would be put in place at the federal level.
Public health experts have sounded the alarm about vaping products in recent weeks as hundreds of Americans, from teens to those in their 50s, have fall ill. There are a number of theories about what's causing the illnesses and death, as some speculate it could be the vitamin E that's included in some of the vaping products. Others theorize THC that seems to be a common factor among those who died. Most users who have fallen ill have vaped THC, but many have vaped nicotine.
Romney, a man who would like to be seen as president. Donald Trump as the country descended into authoritarian dystopia, won his senate seat in a landslide and is not up for reelection until 2024.