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Proposed Tompkins County Smoking Prevention Law to Include E-Cigarettes

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

WSYR-TV, Tompkins County... 

In Tompkins County, not everyone is happy with a proposed law that  would prohibit selling tobacco products to people 21 and under as that plan also includes e-cigarettes.

Traditional cigarettes and e-cigarettes have been lumped together since a court ruling in 2010 put both under a "tobacco product" umbrella. But those who use them say that's not fair.

"The government has grouped us together, so now when they're going after big tobacco they're going after us as well," said Michael Frennier, General Manager, Unique eCigs.

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