Should Amazon Accept More Responsibility For The Vaping Crisis?

By The Fresh Toast‘s Brendan Bures, provided exclusively to Benzinga Cannabis.

Black market retailers could purchase many of its counterfeit materials through Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN) webpages, which have recently disappeared.

The numbers continue to add up in the vape crisis hitting the country, as six people have died and hundred more suffered serious injury. In response, the Trump administration announced plans this week to ban the sale of most e-cigarette and vaporizer products. This plan of action likely won’t solve much, as the vaping-related illness primarily was caused by goods purchased on the black market. Banning the legal sale of such products could only fuel the black market further, resulting in the injury and death total to rise.

But throughout this crisis, one major player in the conversation has remained suspiciously quiet. That …

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