vaping

Neil McManus
September 15, 2019 - 12:28 pm
Albany, NY (WBEN/AP) - New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is pushing to enact a statewide ban on the sale of flavored e-cigarettes amid growing health concerns connected to vaping, especially among young people. The Democrat announced Sunday that the state health commissioner would be making a...
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Tom Puckett
September 10, 2019 - 7:26 pm
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) Governor Cuomo's warning on Monday requiring vaping stores to carry health warnings may only be the beginning according to one vaping organization leader. "Our advice, our guidance is quite simple: Don't do it," Cuomo said of vaping. "Don't do it because we do not know that it is...
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Tom Puckett
September 09, 2019 - 5:11 pm
ALBANY, N.Y. (WBEN/AP) - New York state will require health warning signs in shops that sell vaping devices following hundreds of cases of lung illnesses believed to be related to the habit, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Monday. The state will also issue subpoenas to three companies that sell a...
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NEW YORK (WBEN/AP) — New York's health commissioner is urging people to stop vaping, echoing recent warnings about the habit from the federal government. Dr. Howard Zucker said in a statement Saturday that people should abstain from vaping while "the definitive cause of reported vaping-associated...
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Mike Baggerman
September 07, 2019 - 7:49 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - With dozens of people reporting illnesses related to vaping, Erie County Health Commissioner Dr. Gale Burstein said that many of those illnesses originate from Western New York.
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Tom Puckett
September 06, 2019 - 6:12 pm
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) Mayor Byron Brown has ordered a six-month moratorium on the opening of new stores that sell electronic cigarettes, This comes after the Common Council unanimously approved a resolution for that moratiorium. “This is a matter of safety and public health,” said Mayor Byron Brown. “...
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Tom Puckett
September 03, 2019 - 7:09 pm
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) Buffalo Common Councilmembers unanimously approved a resolution from councilmember Joel Feroleto to have the city's law department draw up a bill and create a moratorium on new vape shops in the city. "We're asking the city of Buffalo law department to draft a law that would put...
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Tom Puckett
August 23, 2019 - 4:00 am
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) About 150 teens have reported hospitalized around the country with respiratory issues associated with vaping. While doctors say they're not sure what the cause is, vaping experts in New York believe the have the answer. Dr. Sanjay Sethi, Chief of Pulmonary Medicine at UB, says...
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Brendan Keany
March 07, 2019 - 1:39 am
LANCASTER (WBEN - Brendan Keany) - Local officials are concerned about the number of kids who start vaping at a young age. Erie County Legislator John Bruso is hosting a public forum on the dangers of adolescent vaping at the Lancaster Opera House. pic.twitter.com/X4FG6gZKbF — WBEN NewsRadio 930AM...
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