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The fight to ban Menthols and flavored vapes

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30min 51sec
Daniel Brenner for CPR News
A student vapes in between classes Thursday, Oct. 3, 2019 on the MSU campus.

Lawmakers are debating whether to ban menthol cigarettes, flavored vapes and similar products. It's an issue that's pulled in tons of lobbying money and is causing some deep divisions between usual political allies.

Purplish is hosted by Andrew Kenney and Bente Birkeland, with health reporter John Daley joining us this episode. The show is edited by Megan Verlee and produced by Shane Rumsey. Brad Turner is the head of CPR's Audio Innovations and composed our theme music.

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