A group of seniors is asking eBay, Alibaba, and Craigslist to come up with a plan to prevent the illegal sale of products on their computers in letters sent to companies Monday.
In June, The label claimed e-commerce platforms like eBay they were full of e-cigarette listings. Some of these lists are true, brand names like Juul pods, some are weird. These products violate eBay’s policies, as the company uses a variety of tools to remove ads, making it easy to sell tobacco products and e-cigarettes on the floor. Other than violating the constitution, there is no way to show that the consumer has a legal smoking number.
“Juul goods cannot be sold on eBay,” a spokesman for eBay said In the area back in June. “Over the past year, we have banned or removed hundreds of e-cigarettes.”
The political party is Senator Richard Blumenthal (D-CT), Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA), Jeff Merkley (DO), Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), Ed Markey (D-MA), Bob Menendez (D-NJ), and Sherrod Brown (D-OH).
“In order for these products to be marketable, they not only support these companies to increase youth demand and access, but also to help with the false allegations that are aimed at making them worse. youth, ”wrote the elders. “However, all of these products – true or false – are dangerous and will not be available on your site.”
Your question about these platforms will be less than a week later President Donald Trump called his administration will try to prevent the taste of all e-cigarette products from the American market. In recent weeks, hundreds of people across the country have suffered from certain diseases and some have died from the deadly diseases associated with the use of e-cigarettes. It is not yet clear what caused these deaths, but they have urged lawmakers to consider blanket restrictions until they are known. Preventing unhealthy products in brick and mortar stores will further encourage people who use the tools to market black market.
“If eBay continues to do as it does, by not blocking access to legitimate and false electronic cigarettes, this type of restriction makes no sense,” the elders said.
This isn’t the first time eBay has been criticized for compiling these listings, either. In April 2018, the Food and Drug Administration informed the community more than Juul products sold on their platform. But even after the FDA contacted them, eBay still retains vape products.
In their letters to eBay, Alibaba, and Craigslist, the seniors explored companies in their tobacco policies and how to make better use of anti-smoking products and e-cigarettes. of their fathers. Companies until October 1 to respond to seniors.
“There is more work to be done to ensure that tobacco products, some of which may be immoral, have no place in the market,” the elders wrote to e-commerce companies. “You need to make sure that your market does not become addicted to the next generation of tobacco users and the onset of time related to cancer and injury.”