A veto on flavored liquids utilized in e-cigs devices has been extended by the health officials of New York state. Recently the Public Health and Health Planning Council of the state health department voted to re-sanction its emergency ban on flavored e-liquids. The reauthorization is enforced for another 90 Days and prohibits the retailing of all flavored e-liquids, except menthol and tobacco. Nevertheless, the veto is not in effect at present owing to the pending court case.
Jill Montag, the Health department spokesperson, stated the vaping outbreak among young individuals is a big worry for health officials. He said, “The distressing youth e-cigarette usage figures represent themselves. The Department of Health is dedicated as ever before to practice a bar on vaping products and flavored e-cigarettes that are propelling this rise in usage and increasing the odds of young individuals developing enduring nicotine addictions.”
As of Dec 10, in the US, around 2,409 cases of hospitalization owing to lung injury associated with were reported, as per the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The reports of vaping injuries have been accounted in all 50 states, Puerto Rico, the District of Columbia, and the US Virgin Islands. Also, 52 verified demises in 26 states and the District of Columbia were reported by the CDC.
Likewise, the state House health panel’s chairwoman stated she wants Georgia to throw flavored vaping liquids from shops and increase the buying age to 21 to assist in keeping the smoking product beyond the reach of kids. Sharon Cooper, the House Health and Human Services Chairwoman, and a Marietta Republican stated she deems the General Assembly will follow laws to reduce on underage usage of the e-cigarettes. She said, “If you are actually worried about young individuals not becoming addicted, why shouldn’t we pursue and make this tobacco product similar to cigarettes?”