Michael Bloomberg blames FDA for contributing to teen vaping epidemic
The fight against teen vaping and flavored e-cigarettes just got a $160 million boost from Michael Bloomberg. Bloomberg Philanthropies revealed Tuesday morning that it's funding a new program aimed at ending the epidemic of vaping, following a new study that found flavor was the reason most young adults said they started using e-cigarettes. The Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids will coordinate the push. In their first TV interview, Bloomberg and the president of the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids, Matthew Myers, discuss the FDA's role in regulating e-cigarettes, why they are targeting flavored e-cigarette first and how they plan to use the $160 million.