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06/20/2019 | News release | Distributed by Public on 06/20/2019 10:42

Aspen bans flavored nicotine sales, including menthol

In an effort to combat what officials have called an 'epidemic' of teen vaping, several Colorado communities have moved to further regulate tobacco sales through new laws that increase taxes or raise the legal age to buy such products.

But this week Aspen took a far more aggressive approach, becoming the first city in the state to ban the sale of all flavored nicotine products, including those containing menthol.

The prohibition on selling flavored cigarettes, cigars, e-cigarettes and vaping products in Aspen goes into effect Jan. 1.

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