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New York City lawmakers vote to ban flavored vaping products

 

November 27, 2019



NEW YORK (AP) — New York City lawmakers voted Tuesday to ban flavored electronic cigarettes after a lawsuit halted a statewide ban.

"We are acting to protect our kids by banning the e-cigarette flavors that have been hooking them for years," Democratic City Council member Mark Levine said before the Council voted 42-2 to adopt the ban on flavored vaping products.

Advocates for the vaping industry jeered and threw dollar bills from the balcony after the vote, and industry supporters said the ban will hamper efforts to curb smoking.

"All the New York City Council did today was make it harde...



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