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Advocates: Include e-cigarettes in N.Y. Clean Indoor Air Act

Publication Date: 5/24/2016
  • Author:Claire Hughes
  • Publication:Albany Times Union

State regulation sought equal to restrictions on other tobacco products

Medical groups renewed their call Tuesday for the state to include electronic cigarettes in the 13-year-old Clean Indoor Air Act, which would ban their use everywhere tobacco products are prohibited, including restaurants, bars and other workplaces...

Their goal, they said, is to reduce the health risk to e-cigarette users as well as bystanders who inhale potentially dangerous chemicals, as well as to eliminate the modeling of unhealthy habits for young people...