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NYSVA Expresses Concern That Suffolk County's Ban on Flavored Vapor Products Will Harm Residents

NYSVA-Cheryl Richter  | Published on 12/11/2018

Former smokers may begin smoking again if flavored e-cigarette ban passes in Suffolk County, NY

SUFFOLK COUNTY, N.Y., Dec. 13, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Suffolk County Legislature is moving at breakneck speed to pass a local law prohibiting the sale of flavored vapor products. The proposal, which would only permit the sale of vapor products in tobacco, menthol, and mint flavors, will be debated in the health committee  December 13, with a full vote possible as early as December 18.

New York State Vapor Association, representing 700 small, independent vape businesses statewide, submitted testimony urging the Committee to reject the ban. "Elected officials should not ignore the voices of over 10,000 Suffolk County adults who use flavored vapor products to remain smoke-free," stated Cheryl Richter, Executive Director of NYSVA...

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