Local Law E As New York Tobacco-Buying Age Rises To 21, Albany County Declines To Ban Flavored Tobacco By Dave Lucas • 6 hours ago Composite Image by Dave Lucas (WAMC) Listen Listening... / 3:51 Just as New York raised the minimum age to buy tobacco and electronic cigarettes to 21 from 18, a local Albany County law that would have banned flavored tobacco sales was defeated. Albany County Legislature Could Again Consider Banning The Sale Of Flavored Tobacco On Tuesday By Dave Lucas • Nov 11, 2019 WAMC photo by Dave Lucas Listen Listening... / 4:54 With New York’s tobacco sales age raising from 18 to 21 this week, Albany County legislators are set to decide whether to prohibit the sale of most flavored tobacco products. Albany County Legislature Again Considers Ban On Flavored Tobacco And Vaping Products By Dave Lucas • Aug 13, 2019 YouTube Listen Listening... / 4:54 The Albany County Legislature held a hearing and a procedural vote Monday on a controversial local law that would ban flavored tobacco products. Albany County Legislature Nears Vote On Flavored Tobacco Sale Ban By Dave Lucas • Jul 8, 2019 Dave Lucas / WAMC Listen Listening... / 5:29 The Albany County Legislature is poised to vote on a law that would ban the sale of flavored vapor and smoke-free tobacco products. Convenience Stores Fighting Albany County Bill That Targets Flavored Tobacco By Dave Lucas • May 28, 2019 WAMC photo by Dave Lucas Listen Listening... / 3:32 A proposed ban on retail sales of flavored tobacco and electronic cigarette products in Albany County is being challenged by convenience store owners.