Shep Smith Takes Vaping Lobbyist to Task: Weren’t You Marketing to Children?

Shep Smith Takes Vaping Lobbyist to Task: Weren’t You Marketing to Children?

Hours after President Donald Trump announced that his administration was considering a ban on flavored e-cigarettes due to their popularity with teens and children, Fox News anchor Shepard Smith took a vaping lobbyist to task, grilling him on the safety of vaping and whether the industry specifically marketed to children.

During a Wednesday interview on Fox News’ Shepard Smith Reporting, the Fox anchor immediately asked Vapor Technology Association executive director Tony Abboud whether vaping was safe.

“We know from scientists that vaping is safer than smoking cigarettes,” Abboud replied, prompting Smith to quickly push back.

Read the rest of the piece at The Daily Beast.

Watch the clip above, via Fox News.

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