PROVIDENCE, R.I. — Rhode Island’s governor has signed an executive order banning the sale of
Democratic Gov. Gina Raimondo on Wednesday said the
She is directing the state Department of Health to create regulations based on her order.
Raimondo’s decision comes a day after Republican Gov. Charlie Baker in
At least two other states, Michigan and New York, previously banned vape
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says more than 500 confirmed and probable cases of lung illnesses and nine deaths nationwide have been attributed to vaping.
The CDC has not identified a common product or ingredient responsible for the illnesses.
The Associated Press