Who Will Be the First Person To Go to Prison for Selling Flavored Tobacco or E-Cigarettes?

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It’s likely to happen any day now.

Sometime in the not-too-distant future, if it hasn’t happened already, the first American will likely be sentenced to prison for selling flavored tobacco or e-cigarettes.

It might happen in Massachusetts, where state attorney general Maura Healey announced charges last year against New Hampshire resident Samuel Habib, accused of running “a large-scale illegal marijuana, tobacco, and flavored vaping product distribution operation.” The charge of tax evasion, stemming in part from his sale of flavored e-cigarettes that are banned in Massachusetts, carries a sentence of up to five years in prison.

Or it might happen in New York. In February in the town of Auburn, the Finger Lakes Drug Task Force and the Auburn Police Department coordinated a raid on a local smoke shop owned by Mohamed Algamal.

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Jacob Grier – Reason – 2022-03-18.

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