Remember this summer when CNN’s Brian Stelter called out headline writers for writing accurate headlines that simply quoted the president as problematic? His argument then was the headline writers shouldn’t just take whatever Trump says at face value and repeat it as if it were fact:

With that said, we’d like Brian to give us a ruling on this tweet from his own network:

We ask because buried in the CNN article is this nugget where we find out this young man was vaping an illegal product and not his JUUL e-cig and that’s when his health problems started:

This is important because it’s half-truth headlines like this from CNN that are causing the moral panic around all e-cigs. Here are the facts as we know them:

It’s “textbook”:

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