As Jesse Kelley and Carrie Wade of the conservative R Street Institute think tank note in a recently published opinion piece for The Detroit News, the new rules criminalize anyone simply owning four or more flavored (that is, anything that isn’t flavorless or simply “tobacco flavored”) vape products, because that person is “presumed to possess said items with the intent to sell.”

It’s at this point that I should note that Juul, arguably the largest and most mainstream e-cig company, sells its pods in packs of four. And what could happen if you’re busted with four mint flavored Juul pods? As Kelly and Wade point out, you’d be on the hook for “imprisonment of six months and a fine per item.”

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