Under lobby pressure and fearing political fallout, Donald Trump has backed off a proposal to ban sale of most flavored e-cigarettes, the New York Times reports.

I’ve asked for a comment from Attorney General Leslie Rutledge, who recently began a campaign against vaping by young people. She had cheered the president previously.

UPDATE: A spokesman provided the following comment from Rutledge:


I will continue to hold manufacturers and distributors accountable who attempt to entice teens to use their e-cigarette devices and products. My multifaceted approach is unwavering in ending this growing epidemic in Arkansas