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Vaping Enthusiasts Speak Out Against Potential Flavor Ban In New Jersey

TRENTON, N.J. (CBSNewYork)-- A potential ban on the sale of flavored e-cigarettes in New Jersey isn't sitting well with some vaping enthusiasts.

Teens are attracted to the flavored e-cigarettes and while smoking actual tobacco products is down among them, the number of young adults who are vaping has skyrocketed, WCBS 880's Kelly Waldron reports. The increased use is one reason why some lawmakers are looking to ban vaping flavors.

Gregory Conley of the American Vaping Association said that would put hundred of shops out of business and many ex-smokers would pick up the habit again.

"When adults are looking to quit, flavors are there to help them break the pace from burning tobacco cigarettes," he said.

He said 80 percent of the teens who vape don't use nicotine.

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