19 Sep. 2019 (Reuters) – Massachusetts on Tuesday imposed a four-month ban on sales of all vaping products, amid what officials called a national public health emergency that so far has been linked to nine deaths. More on this
JUST IN: New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has announced an emergency executive action to ban the sale of flavored electronic e-cigarettes.
Last Monday, Cuomo announced subpoenas for 3 vaping companies and that the state would require health warnings in stores that sell vaping devices
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Sudden, serious lung illness suffered by users of vaping devices has been tied to products that contain THC, the main active ingredient in marijuana, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said. Health authorities have identified 450 cases of lung disease in people who used vaping products. Three individuals have died.