Tag Archives: e-cigarettes

NYS to End Sale of Flavored E-Cigs and all Tobacco Sales at Pharmacies on May 18

New York State will officially end the sale of flavored e-cigarettes, state-wide, as well as the sale of all tobacco products in pharmacies on May 18, 2020. The new laws were passed as part of the state’s fiscal year 2021 budget. New York will be the second state in the nation to restrict the sale of tobacco products in pharmacies. “By passing these laws the New York State legislature has reduced...

Vaping prompts statewide health advisory

Health care providers across New York are being advised to remain alert for potential cases of pulmonary disease in people using vaping products. A statewide health advisory was issued to alert providers of the “emerging health threat” and outlined symptoms they should be be aware of in patients, according to the New York State Department of Health. The health department is investigating 11 reported cases of severe pulmonary disease in people using...

Upcoming Events

Although there will not be a Coalition meeting in December, that doesn't mean our members aren't hard at work planning informative and topical presentations. See the list below and remember to check back here for additional information. Jan. 9, 2018, 7pm in Commack High School Little Theater - "Decoding What's Behind The Vapor", The Real Facts on Vaping and E-Cigarettes - Stephanie Sloan, MS, CASAC, a senior drug abuse educator at the Suffolk...

E-Cigarettes and “Dripping”

A recent study by the Yale University School of Medicine found that 1 in 4 teens who vape have engaged in a technique called "dripping".  Dripping produces thicker clouds of vapor, gives a stronger sensation in the throat and makes flavors taste better. For drpping, he user of an e-cigarette applies a few drops of liquid directly on the exposed heating coil of the e-cigarette. The result: dripping...