First lady Melania Trump called on e-cigarette companies to stop advertising to teenagers on Monday while urging youth to avoid the perils of addiction. Appearing at a U.S. Drug Enforcement rally to kick off a drug abuse prevention awareness event, Trump said that young people should be warned about the risks of using e-cigarettes.

“It is important to me that we all work to educate children and families about the dangers associated with this habit,” said the first lady.

The president and Mrs. Trump have a teenaged son, 13-year-old Barron. She also called on manufacturers to end the marketing of e-cigarettes to young people.

“Marketing this addictive product to children must stop,” said Trump.

In September, the Trump administration announced that it was developing plans to issue a federal ban on all flavored e-cigarettes in part as a response to the rash of serious lung injuries linked to vaping that continues to plague the United States.

“The vaping has become a very big business, as I understand it, like a giant business in a very short period of time. But we can’t allow people to get sick and we can’t have our youth be so affected,” the president said.

“We’re going

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