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NYC Health Dept. Concerned About Increased Marijuana Use Among Children

State lawmakers approved the marijuana legalization bill in September, after which it was signed into law.Last April, New York State’s Governor Andrew Cuomo and...

New York’s Flavour Ban Goes Into Effect on July 1st

Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s new $117 billion budget signed last April, has set in place some questionable measures. Amongst other things, it banned flavoured vaping...

NY’s New Budget Bans Vape Flavours And Drops Marijuana Legalization

Marijuana legalization has been abandoned for the second consecutive year, with Cuomo saying managing the coronavirus and squeezing in a legalization plan, wold have...

COVID-19 Update: NY State Considers Six-Week Ban on Cigarettes

Data from Italy has indicated that the country’s high Coronavirus death rate, currently at 10%, is highly correlated to the high smoking rates amongst...

#NoVapeNY: New Campaign Launched by Gov. Cuomo 

Cuomo wants to ban adverts implying that e-cigs can be used for smoking cessation. This is tragic given all the available scientific evidence indicating...

NY State: Cuomo Targets E-Cig Adverts and Online Sales

Last October, a lawsuit by the VTA, and local businesses Benevolent ELiquids Inc. and Perfection Vapes, stopped a flavour ban proposed for New York...

VTA Lawsuit Blocks E-Cig Flavour Ban Proposed for NY State

“Manufacturers of fruit and candy-flavored e-cigarettes are intentionally and recklessly targeting young people, and today we’re taking action to put an end to it,”...

NYC Sues 22 Online Vendors of Flavored Vaping Products

The suit accuses the vendors of enticing minors by selling child-friendly flavours such as "Lemon Twist," "Freddy's Pebbles" and "Whipped Salted Caramel." The suit accuses...