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Governor Andrew Cuomo issued an executive order to direct his health department to ban all flavored electronic cigarettes, in response to a vaping heath emergency that has sickened hundreds and killed six people.

DeLauro Calls For E-Cigarettes To Be Pulled From Market

Sep 12, 2019
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U.S. Representative Rosa DeLauro from Connecticut told federal regulators this week to take e-cigarettes off the market because of potential serious health risks.

Office of N.Y. Gov. Andrew Cuomo

Governor Andrew Cuomo and the State Health Department are continuing to urge New Yorkers to refrain from using any vaping products for marijuana or nicotine while an investigation continues into the cause of a mysterious lung ailment related to vaping that has now sickened 41 New Yorkers.

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The Connecticut House of Representatives approved a bill to raise the legal age for the purchase of tobacco products, including electronic delivery systems, from 18 to 21.

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Connecticut Senate Democrats announced their legislative agenda for healthcare on Thursday. It includes a proposal to prohibit the sale of flavored electronic cigarettes in stores.