E-Cigarettes

Mayor Bill de Blasio
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Joe Avellar
October 09, 2019 - 6:48 pm
New York City on Wednesday filed a lawsuit against nearly two dozen online e-cigarette companies, accusing them of selling products to minors.
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October 05, 2019 - 2:46 pm
Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s ban on almost all flavored vaping products was set to start on Friday, but an 11th-hour ruling put the emergency ban on hold and empowered vaping advocates, who have decried the move as government overreach.
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Vape Juice
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Erica Brosnan
October 03, 2019 - 7:34 pm
A state appeals court on Thursday temporarily blocked New York from beginning its new ban on the sales of flavored e-cigarette products.
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Vaping
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Erica Brosnan
October 03, 2019 - 6:45 pm
U.S. health officials on Thursday announced the number of vaping-related illnesses has surpassed 1,000, with no sign that the outbreak is fading.
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Vaping
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Erica Brosnan
October 01, 2019 - 4:19 pm
New Jersey health officials on Tuesday announced the state’s first vaping-related death, bringing the nationwide total of confirmed deaths to 15.
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Vaping
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WCBS 880 Newsroom
September 28, 2019 - 4:11 pm
A state judge has denied the vaping industry's request to delay a New York emergency ban on flavored e-cigarette sales.
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Ned Lamont, Andrew Cuomo
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Peter Haskell
September 25, 2019 - 2:47 pm
Both men announced a strategic partnership between their states to develop a uniform regional approach to policies on e-cigarettes and legal marijuana.
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Vaping
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WCBS 880 Newsroom
September 24, 2019 - 12:40 pm
As the death toll from vaping-related illness grew to nine on Tuesday, lawmakers began looking for creative solutions to curb the “epidemic of youth vaping.”
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Vaping
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WCBS 880 Newsroom
September 15, 2019 - 12:36 pm
Most flavors of e-cigarettes may soon be off the shelves in New York after Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced an emergency executive action directing state health officials to ban vaping flavors on the grounds that they pose a "public health emergency."
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Sophia Hall
September 09, 2019 - 3:11 pm
As a mysterious epidemic of lung problems linked to e-cigarette usage continues to worsen, one New York State Senator is looking to ban the sale of the product all together.
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