From Filter:

”Restrictions on sales of vapor products have left limited options available at convenience stores, grocery stores and other “essential businesses;” however, combustible cigarettes are still easily purchased at the same, widespread locations,” Chelsea Boyd, a fellow in harm reduction policy at the R Street Institute**, told Filter. “Restriction of online sales of vapor products has also made it more difficult to purchase these products from home, particularly in some states. As long as vape shops take precautions to minimize risk of COVID-19 exposure for their employees and customers, they provide an essential service to many e-cigarette users, who may switch back to smoking combustible cigarettes if they are unable to access less harmful products.”

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