E-Cigs

Karen DeWitt

The vaping industry is reacting to New York Governor Andrew Cuomo’s upcoming ban on flavored e-cigarettes – saying it is misguided and will force many small business owners to close their shops and lay off employees. Some are predicting legal action.

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The Vermont House gave final approval Wednesday to a bill that would raise the legal age to purchase and use tobacco products in the state to 21.

NY Lawmaker Proposes Tax On Vapor Products In E-Cigs

Jan 4, 2018

A New York state Senator from the Hudson Valley is proposing to tax vapor products that are used in e-cigarettes and the like.

New Yorkers who use e-cigarettes will have to comply with the same limits on smoking in public that apply to regular cigarettes, now that Governor Andrew Cuomo has signed a bill into law. But anti-smoking advocates say more needs to be done to combat the rising use of the nicotine product.

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New York has kicked electronic cigarettes out of school.

Health advocates gathered at the state capitol in Albany to call for closure of what they call an “e-cigarette loophole.”

U.S. Senator Charles Schumer is calling on the federal government to investigate cases of exploding electronic cigarettes.

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A growing trend to raise the age of tobacco purchasing has made its way to western Massachusetts.

E-Cigarettes are rapidly gaining popularity.

Lauren Dutra, post-doctoral scholar at the University of California, San Francisco's School of Medicine, is studying the correlation between usages of these different tobacco products.