Hamden Rite Aid to stop selling e-cigarette products


U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal praises Rite Aid’s decision to end the sale of e-cigarette products out of concern of the growing epidemic of teen vaping and e-cigarette use.  

On Wednesday, Senator Blumenthal plans to visit the Rite Aid pharmacy in Hamden after the company announced its decision to stop selling e-cigarette products. 

Related: Students, health advocates push for increase in tobacco sales age to 21

This comes after concerns about the rising number of teens using the products. 

Senator Blumenthal says it’s a great first step, but now he is calling for businesses to stop selling all tobacco products. 

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