According to WILX-News 10, Michigan will become the first state in the country to ban flavored e-cigarettes.

Governor Gretchen Whitmer said the state health department found youth vaping created a public health emergency.

The governor said e-cigarette companies are only using sweet flavors to hook young people on nicotine, with potentially long term harmful consequences.

Governor Whitmer signed a bill back in June making it illegal to sell e-cigarettes to minors. The ban will last for six months.

The state health department announced last week it's investigating six cases of e-cigarettes or vaping associated respiratory illnesses. All six cases were diagnosed within the past two months.

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