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LA City Council Members Propose One-Year Ban On Cannabis Vaping Sales

Man vaping an e-cigarette.
Man vaping an e-cigarette.
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Los Angeles City Council members are considering a one-year moratorium on the sale of cannabis vaping products in the midst of mounting reports of illnesses and deaths associated with vaping. 

They say the ban is necessary to address an immediate public health crisis. But licensed cannabis business owners in Los Angeles say this approach would push customers to black market shops.