Cigarette packs and vaping tools will come off the shelves at drugstores and some grocery and big-box stores within three months in Erie County.
County Health Department officials have pledged to aggressively enforce a law passed Thursday by the County Legislature and to fine any pharmacy retailer that doesn't pull the products.
That suits Phillip Torres just fine.
"Let them ban 'em," said the Buffalo resident, who walked out of a Rite Aid with two new packs of Newports. "I'm supposed to be quitting anyway."