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My 17 year old, in NYS, wants to quit smoking cigarettes.

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My 17 year old, in NYS, wants to quit smoking cigarettes. His solution is for me to buy him smokeless tobacco juice for his vape, at the lowest level of nicotine. What trouble am I exposing myself to?

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New York

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Under NY law, vapes are considered the same as tobacco products and come under the same laws. It is a misdemeanor to provide tobacco products to anyone under 21, so it is no different of a risk than him getting cigarettes.
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