Cuomo budget will include plan to ban flavored e-cig liquids


Gov. Cuomo is moving to ban flavored e-cigarettes that are widely viewed as targeting youths.

His budget plan to be unveiled Tuesday will include a provision that gives the state Health Department authority to pull the plug on flavored e-cig liquids.

“We have made great strides to stamp out teen smoking, but new products threaten to undo this progress to the detriment of millions of Americans. In New York, we refuse to stand idly by while unscrupulous businesses target our young people and put their very futures at risk,” Cuomo said in a statement.

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