On November 9, the Portland City Council’s Safety Committee voted to approve a sweeping ban on the sale of all flavored tobacco products. The full City Council is expected to take up the measure in the coming weeks. If adopted, Portland’s ordinance would make it the latest in a string of Maine jurisdictions — including Bangor and Washington County — that have launched misguided crackdowns on the vaping industry.

To learn more, you can read this commentary at the Maine Wire.