From Jodi Latina, News 8.
The Bridgeport City Council is looking to join 100 other cities around the country in banning the sale of all flavored tobacco products which includes menthol cigarettes.
The move comes as state lawmakers at the capitol are considering a similar ban.
Bridgeport City Council President Aidee Nieves admits she is hooked. “The mango is one of the things that keeps me going back and got me interested in vaping.”
Nieves is now spearheading the city’s ban on the sale of all flavored tobacco products.
Dr. Magna Dias from Yale New Haven’s Children Hospital says much has been done in the country to stop kids from smoking, but “… it’s really never going to be reduced until we take that flavoring out.”
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