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State officials imposed similar rules after nearly 2,000 people struck by mysterious ailment.

DREAMSTIME - Multnomah County officials will consider a ban on some flavored vaping products.Multnomah County commissioners will hear a proposal beginning this month to restrict sales of flavored vaping projects and tobacco.

County health officials have presented the board of commissioners with options to restrict the sale of flavored vaping and tobacco products. The plan is expected to curb youth vaping and smoking.

The board will host two hearings in November and December on a plan to restrict sales of some vape products. Hearings are planned from 10 to 11 a.m., Tuesday, Nov. 12, Multnomah Building, 501 S.E. Hawthorne Blvd.; from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m., Tuesday, Dec. 3, at the Multnomah County East Building, 600 N.E. Eighth St., Gresham.

State officials have imposed restrictions on sales of flavored cannabis and some tobacco vaping products. The changes came after the federal Centers for Disease Control reported that nearly 2,000 people in 49 states had developed mysterious lung ailments after vaping flavored products. Two people in Oregon have died with similar ailments.

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