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The new regulation would go into effect on Sept. 1. (Charles Rex Arbogast/AP)
The new regulation would go into effect on Sept. 1. (Charles Rex Arbogast/AP)
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The Food and Drug Administration is making its biggest moves against the tobacco industry in years.

The agency on Thursday put out new proposals that would restrict the sales of flavored e-cigarettes, and completely ban menthol cigarettes and flavored cigars from the market.

Also this week, Juul Labs, the largest producer of e-cigarettes, voluntarily removed many of its flavored products from stores.

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Mike Siegel, researcher and professor at the Boston University School of Public Health. He writes the blog Tobacco Analysis, and he tweets @MBSiegel.

This article was originally published on November 16, 2018.

This segment aired on November 16, 2018.

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