Originally published in the Thousand Oaks Acorn

… “On Tuesday, New York became the first state to put into place a ban on some flavored e-cigs and vaping juices. Locally, on Sept. 9, U.S. Rep. Julia Brownley (D-Thousand Oaks) introduced HR 4249, the Stop Vaping Ads Act, legislation that would add vaping devices to an existing ban on advertisements for traditional cigarettes.

“Congress banned cigarette ads on TV and radio beginning in 1971; however, due to a loophole, e-cigarette and vaping ads have been rapidly popping up on America’s screens, leading to a rise in vaping—especially among America’s youth,” Brownley said in an email to the Acorn.”…