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State Preemption of Local E-Cigarette Ordinances

Friday, March 29, 2019  
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E-cigarette use among youth has soared. Roughly one in five high school and one in 20 middle school students report using e-cigarettes. In response, local communities have passed strong ordinances restricting the sale of e-cigarettes. However, some states have taken preemptive measures to limit the authority of local governments to regulate e-cigarette use.  A city health officer asked the Network for information about the current status of state preemptions of local e-cigarette ordinances.

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