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Mayor Mike Spano announces intent to ban flavored e-cigarettes in YONKERS

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Date: 9/5/19
Time: 11:00am
Where: Yonkers City Hall

What: Intent to ban flavored e-cigarettes in Yonkers.

Yonkers Mike Spano will announces his intentions to submit legislation to the Yonkers City Council to ban the sale of flavored e-cigarette products in Yonkers.

The U.S. Surgeon General, who has issued an advisory on e-cigarette use among youth, has concluded that e-cigarette use among youths and young adults is a public health concern. Additionally, studies consistently report that availability of flavors is among the most prominently cited reasons for youth’s e-cigarette use. E-cigarettes are now the most commonly used tobacco product among youth, and in the United States, youth are more likely than adults to use e-cigarettes.

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