Rockland Congresswoman Hosts E-cigarette Roundtable

Rockland BOCES in West Nyack was the location for a roundtable discussion on kids and e-cigarettes hosted by Rockland Congresswoman Nita Lowey. Earlier this month, Lowey grilled FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb on various companies’ practice of targeting kids with their products, particularly one known as “Juul” which resembles a flash drive for a computer…

Audio: Nita Lowey

Lowey says e-cigarette use among teens has risen tenfold in the past decade and the FDA needs to do more to curb it. Lowey praised the county for raising the age to purchase tobacco products to 21.

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