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The Connecticut General Assembly will consider a bill that would ban the sale of flavored tobacco and e-cigarette products in an attempt to reduce addiction, which disproportionately affects young adults and people of color.

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Connecticut state budget chief Melissa McCaw says the governor wants to support a regional process for legalizing recreational marijuana.  

New York Attorney General Letitia James
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New York’s Attorney General is suing Juul, the nation’s largest manufacturer of electronic cigarettes, saying the “deceptive and misleading marketing of its e-cigarettes” has contributed to the youth vaping epidemic in New York State.

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The number of deaths and injuries attributed to e-cigarettes continues to rise, but the ability for researchers to study the health effects of vape products in New York is in question.

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New York’s ban on flavored electronic cigarettes could soon be extended to menthol e-cigarettes.