N.Y. Appellate Court Blocks State’s Enforcement of Ban on Vaping Products
October 4, 2019
ALBANY, N.Y. — A New York appellate court has granted a national trade association’s request to block state officials from enforcing a ban on flavored vape products one day before it was scheduled to take effect.
In an Oct. 3 order, the New York Supreme Court, Appellate Division 3rd Department stayed enforcement of the ban, entitled "Prohibition on the Sale of Electronic Liquids with Characterizing Flavors," pending a trial court’s ruling on Vapor Technology Association (VTA)’s motion for a preliminary injunction.
New York regulators imposed the ban in response to reports of vaping-related illnesses in recent weeks. More than …