Reports of illness and deaths from vaping, especially involving kids and teens, grow. America’s largest retailer may influence other stores by the ban, and that causes more setbacks for the vaping industry. The same applies to Walmart subsidiary, Sam’s Club.
Further attacks on vaping continue. CBS, Viacom, CNN and WarnerMedia also will discontinue e-cigarette advertisements on their networks. A Walmart statement indicates the reasons. ”For Walmart, the move is another illustration of the company’s willingness to face controversial issues. Walmart will also stop selling handgun ammunition and ammunition commonly used in military-style assault weapons. It will also prevent customers from openly carrying guns into their stores.