Michigan is giving electronic cigarette and vaporizer sellers 14 days to shut down their sales of flavored nicotine products.
The Sept. 18 announcement cements the state’s alternative response to vaping health concerns that other states have addressed by raising taxes. While many states, including neighboring Ohio, have imposed a sales tax, Michigan on Sept. 4 became the first state to say it would ban the sale of flavored products outright.
The push comes after a month where dozens of high-profile hospitalizations have been linked to use of these products, which vaporize flavored oils that contain nicotine.
- Gov. Gretchen Whitmer (D) ...