Andrew Osborne

Tom Puckett
January 15, 2020 - 4:00 am
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) State lawmakers could soon vote to ban flavored e-cigarettes as well as traditional menthol cigarettes, as early as next week. One state senator says it's too early for such a vote. "We don't have a full body of research that shows e-cigarettes are unhealthy for people," State...
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Tom Puckett
October 09, 2019 - 4:00 am
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) Assemblywoman Monica Wallace is introducing a bill requiring labeling of ingredients on vaping products. One vaping retailer says that's already required. Wallace says the ingredients in vapor products like pods and e-juice are not required to be disclosed under law. “It’s...
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Mike Baggerman
September 30, 2019 - 3:00 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) – The vaping business in Western New York has never been busier. But that’s not exactly a good thing. Fears of impending regulation including the statewide ban on flavored e-cigarettes and looming federal regulations that would do the same are causing owners of some vape shops...
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Randy Sharpe at Premier Vape on Union Road in Cheektowaga. September 16, 2019 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
September 17, 2019 - 1:00 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) – Some vape shop owners are worried that they may go out of business thanks to the latest move by government to regulate the business. Governor Andrew Cuomo on Sunday announced the ban of flavored e-cigarettes and asked state police and the department of health to ramp up law...
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