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The Albany County Legislature held a hearing and a procedural vote Monday on a controversial local law that would ban flavored tobacco products.

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Flavored tobacco and e-cigarette products can be found on the shelves of a Stewart's Store in Latham.
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The Albany County Legislature is poised to vote on a law that would ban the sale of flavored vapor and smoke-free tobacco products.

NYACS President Jim Calvin in Latham.
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A proposed ban on retail sales of flavored tobacco and electronic cigarette products in Albany County is being challenged by convenience store owners.