When the news broke that Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer, a Democrat, intends to ban absolutely all flavors—including mint and menthol—for six months, I was astonished and upset. The governor unilaterally acted through her executive power to order an emergency administrative action. [...] Until any challenge is taken, Whitmer essentially destroyed an entirely legal industry across a state with more land area than the entirety of North and South Korea.
“As governor, my number one priority is keeping our kids safe,” said Whitmer upon announcing her executive action." [...]