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Trump hosts heated White House vaping debate

Breaking News EmailsGet breaking news alerts and special reports. The news and stories that matter, delivered weekday mornings.SUBSCRIBENov. 22, 2019, 9:55 PM UTC / Updated Nov. 22, 2019, 11:53 PM UTCBy Shannon PettypieceWASHINGTON — President Donald Trump hosted a heated White House debate Friday on how best to address the growing health risks of vaping, with industry representatives openly sparring with public health advocates.Trump told the group he was concerned that a ban on flavored vaping products could lead children to seek out unsafe alternatives that would pose an even greater risk to their health."If you don't give it to 'em, it's going to come here illegally," the president said, adding that instead of companies selling a r ...