• Local community taking stand against vaping epidemic with new ban proposal


    IRWIN, Pa. - The vaping epidemic is showing no signs of slowing down.

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    The CDC is reporting nearly 1,300 vaping-related lung injuries, and 26 of those cases have been deadly – including one in Pennsylvania.

    Now, one community in Westmoreland County is taking a stand. Irwin Boro Council asked its solicitor to draft an ordinance that would prohibit electronic cigarettes and vaping from inside all parks within borough limits.

    Watch the video above for the drastic measures being proposed by legislators in Irwin.



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