NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — A federal crackdown has taken effect on the sale of most flavored cartridges for e-cigarettes.
The new FDA policy prohibits companies from making and selling all cartridge flavors except tobacco and menthol.READ MORE: Storm Topples Large Tree Onto Car In Jackson Heights, Queens; Hollis Residents Remain Mindful Of Prior Storm Devastation
Stores can continue to sell flavored e-liquid and disposables.READ MORE: Storm Wreaks Havoc On Westchester County Parkways, But Oft-Impacted Mamaroneck Escapes Mostly Unscathed
The crackdown aims to reduce vaping by young people.MORE NEWS: Long Island Preparing For Potential Flooding, Power Outages As Winds Pick Up
The FDA is giving businesses until mid-May to comply with the new rules before they could face fines.